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Garret-Tripp syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by extra digits, a lack of hair and scaly skin on the scalp, face and neck. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Garret-Tripp syndrome is available below.
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Garret-Tripp syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Garret-Tripp syndrome, or a subtype of Garret-Tripp syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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