NISCH syndrome: Introduction
NISCH syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by sparse scalp hair, scaly skin and inflammation and fibrosis of the bile ducts.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of NISCH syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of NISCH syndrome
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symptoms of NISCH syndrome
Treatments for NISCH syndrome
- Liver transplant and hydrating the skin through skin creams, exposure to sunlight and retinoid use
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with NISCH syndrome?
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NISCH syndrome: Complications
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Causes of NISCH syndrome
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NISCH syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and NISCH 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 intestinal imbalance.
The digestive...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,...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 more likely to...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
(it can, of course, also fail to be...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 »
Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of
extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed
as alopecia totalis.
Researchers...read more »
Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of
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, irritable...read more »
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NISCH syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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NISCH syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of NISCH syndrome:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list NISCH syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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