Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Introduction
Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: A syndrome which is characterized by atrophy, pigmentation and telangiectasia of the skin.
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causes, and treatments of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome
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symptoms of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome
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Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent...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...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go...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 estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses...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 in African...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »
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Definitions of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome:
An autosomal recessive syndrome occurring principally in females, characterized by the presence of reticulated, atrophic, hyperpigmented, telangiectatic cutaneous plaques, often accompanied by juvenile cataracts, saddle nose, congenital bone defects, disturbances in the growth of hair, nails, and teeth, and hypogonadism.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome, or a subtype of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome,
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 Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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