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Garret-Tripp syndrome

Garret-Tripp syndrome: Introduction

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.

Symptoms of Garret-Tripp syndrome

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Causes of Garret-Tripp syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Garret-Tripp syndrome

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Definitions of Garret-Tripp syndrome:

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)

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

 

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