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Clouston syndrome

Clouston syndrome: Introduction

Clouston syndrome: A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by skin, hair, nail and eye abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Clouston syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Clouston syndrome

  • Thick palms
  • Thick soles
  • Dyskeratotic palms
  • Dyskeratotic soles
  • Hyperpigmentation on knuckles
  • more symptoms...»

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Clouston syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Clouston syndrome: Deaths

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Clouston syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Clouston syndrome

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Clouston syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Clouston syndrome

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that...read more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions...read more »

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Definitions of Clouston syndrome:

Clouston syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Clouston syndrome, or a subtype of Clouston syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Clouston syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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