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Hailey-Hailey disease

Hailey-Hailey disease: Introduction

Hailey-Hailey disease: A rare autoimmune skin disorder characterized by clusters of small blisters that erupt in high friction areas such as the armpits and groin and neck. Hot, humid weather, skin infections and UV radiation often trigger the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hailey-Hailey disease is available below.

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Hailey-Hailey disease: Deaths

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Hailey-Hailey disease: Complications

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Causes of Hailey-Hailey disease

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Misdiagnosis and Hailey-Hailey disease

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Definitions of Hailey-Hailey disease:

Rare hereditary disease characterized by recurrent eruptions of vesicles and bullae mainly on the neck, axillae, and groin. It exhibits autosomal dominant inheritance and is unrelated to pemphigus vulgaris though it closely resembles that disease. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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More information about Hailey-Hailey disease

  1. Hailey-Hailey disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Deaths
  7. Complications
 

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