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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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Meleda Disease is available below.
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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)
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