Leiner Disease: Introduction
Leiner Disease: A skin and immune system disorder occurring in newborns and characterized by a patch of thick red skin that usually starts on the buttocks and spreads to other parts of the body. Recurring infections, failure to thrive, wasting and nervous system deficiency are also symptomatic of the condition.
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causes, and treatments of Leiner Disease is available below.
Symptoms of Leiner Disease
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Causes of Leiner Disease
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Disease Topics Related To Leiner Disease
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Misdiagnosis and Leiner Disease
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Hospitals & Clinics: Leiner Disease
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Prognosis for Leiner Disease
Prognosis for Leiner Disease:
50% mortality if not treated effectively and 10% die even with good treatment
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Statistics for Leiner Disease
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Types of Leiner Disease
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Definitions of Leiner Disease:
Leiner Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Leiner Disease, or a subtype of Leiner 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 Leiner Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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