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What is Meleda Disease?

What is Meleda Disease?

  • Meleda Disease: A very rare inherited skin disorder primarily involving dry thick skin patches that develop on the palms of hands and soles of feet. The type and severity of symptoms is variable.

Meleda Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Meleda Disease, or a subtype of Meleda Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Meleda Disease: Introduction

Types of Meleda Disease:

Broader types of Meleda Disease:

How serious is Meleda Disease?

Complications of Meleda Disease: see complications of Meleda Disease

What causes Meleda Disease?

Causes of Meleda Disease: see causes of Meleda Disease

What are the symptoms of Meleda Disease?

Symptoms of Meleda Disease: see symptoms of Meleda Disease

Complications of Meleda Disease: see complications of Meleda Disease

Onset of Meleda Disease: first month of life

Meleda Disease: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Meleda Disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Meleda Disease: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Meleda Disease.
Treatments for Meleda Disease: see treatments for Meleda Disease

Name and Aliases of Meleda Disease

Main name of condition: Meleda Disease

Other names or spellings for Meleda Disease:

Keratosis palmoplantaris transgrediens of Siemens, keratosis palmoplantaris transgradiens, mal de Meleda syndrome, Mal de Meleda, Keratosis palmoplantaris transgradiens of Siemens, MDM

Keratosis extremitatum hereditaria trangrediens et progrediens, Palmoplantar ectodermal dysplasia type 8 Source - Diseases Database

Keratosis palmoplantaris transgradiens of Siemens, MDM, Mal de Meleda
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Meleda Disease: Related Conditions

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