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Dyskeratosis Congenita

Dyskeratosis Congenita: Introduction

Dyskeratosis Congenita: A rare genetic disorder characterized by sking pigmentation abnormalities, nail dystrophy and mucous membrane changes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dyskeratosis Congenita is available below.

Symptoms of Dyskeratosis Congenita

  • Hyperpitmentation
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Irregular brownish gray pigmented patches
  • Irregular brownish gray pigmented patches on neck
  • Irregular brownish gray pigmented patches on upper chest
  • more symptoms...»

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Dyskeratosis Congenita: Complications

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Causes of Dyskeratosis Congenita

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Disease Topics Related To Dyskeratosis Congenita

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Less Common Symptoms of Dyskeratosis Congenita

Misdiagnosis and Dyskeratosis Congenita

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Dyskeratosis Congenita: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Dyskeratosis Congenita

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Dyskeratosis Congenita: Animations

Prognosis for Dyskeratosis Congenita

Prognosis for Dyskeratosis Congenita: The skin mottling stops progressing before the adolescent years.

Research about Dyskeratosis Congenita

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Clinical Trials for Dyskeratosis Congenita

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Definitions of Dyskeratosis Congenita:

A rare syndrome characterized by reticulate skin pigmentation, mucosal leucoplakia, and nail dystrophy, bone marrow involvement, pancytopenia, and predisposition to malignancy. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Dyskeratosis Congenita is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Dyskeratosis Congenita, or a subtype of Dyskeratosis Congenita, 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 Dyskeratosis Congenita as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Dyskeratosis Congenita Info

More information about Dyskeratosis Congenita

  1. Dyskeratosis Congenita: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis
 

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