Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Introduction
Gastrocutaneous syndrome: A arare inherited disorder characterized by peptic ulcers, hiatus hernia, eye abnormalities and skin pigmentation.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Gastrocutaneous syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Gastrocutaneous syndrome
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symptoms of Gastrocutaneous syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Gastrocutaneous syndrome:
- Colon & Rectal Cancer: Home Testing
- Food Allergies & Intolerances: Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Gastrocutaneous syndrome?
Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Deaths
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Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Gastrocutaneous syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Gastrocutaneous syndrome
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Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Gastrocutaneous syndrome
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, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...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 ...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 gut....read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, 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 can be over-diagnosed
...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac...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, ...read more »
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Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Skin Health Specialists (Dermatology):
- Eye Health Specialists (Ophthalmology):
- more specialists...»
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Hospitals & Clinics: Gastrocutaneous syndrome
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Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Rare Types
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Gastrocutaneous syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Gastrocutaneous syndrome
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Definitions of Gastrocutaneous syndrome:
Gastrocutaneous syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Gastrocutaneous syndrome, or a subtype of Gastrocutaneous 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 Gastrocutaneous syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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