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Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum: Introduction

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum: A group of inherited, progressive connective tissue disorders affecting the skin, eyes and cardiovascular system. The condition is characterized by calcium deposits in the connective tissue which affects its ability to function. Some cases remain undiagnosed to the mildness of symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is available below.

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Causes of Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

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Prognosis for Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

Prognosis for Pseudoxanthoma elasticum: normally a slowly progressing condition

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Definitions of Pseudoxanthoma elasticum:

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

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