Cronkhite-Canada disease: Introduction
Cronkhite-Canada disease: A rare condition characterized primarily by polyps in the digestive tract, hair loss and nail problems.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Cronkhite-Canada disease is available below.
Symptoms of Cronkhite-Canada disease
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symptoms of Cronkhite-Canada disease
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Cronkhite-Canada disease?
Cronkhite-Canada disease: Related Patient Stories
Cronkhite-Canada disease: Complications
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Causes of Cronkhite-Canada disease
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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Cronkhite-Canada disease
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it...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 ...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 include...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »
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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Cronkhite-Canada disease
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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Rare Types
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Definitions of Cronkhite-Canada disease:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Cronkhite-Canada disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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