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What is Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome?

What is Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome?

  • Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by kinky hair, tooth enamel and bone abnormalities. There are two different subtypes with type I being distinguished from type II by the presence of a small head and increased density in the long bones.

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

Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: Introduction

Types of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome:

Broader types of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome:

How serious is Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome?

Complications of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: see complications of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

What causes Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome?

Causes of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: see causes of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

What are the symptoms of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome?

Symptoms of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: see symptoms of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

Complications of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: see complications of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

Can anyone else get Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome.
Treatments for Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome: see treatments for Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

Name and Aliases of Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

Main name of condition: Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome

Other names or spellings for Tricho-dento-osseous syndrome:

TDO syndrome, Enamel hypoplasia and hypocalcification with associated strikingly curly hair

Source - Diseases Database

Enamel hypoplasia and hypocalcification with associated strikingly curly hair, TDO syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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