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Amaurosis hypertrichosis

Amaurosis hypertrichosis: Introduction

Amaurosis hypertrichosis: A rare syndrome characterized by severe retinal dystrophy and excessive growth of hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amaurosis hypertrichosis is available below.

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Causes of Amaurosis hypertrichosis

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Misdiagnosis and Amaurosis hypertrichosis

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Definitions of Amaurosis hypertrichosis:

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

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  1. Amaurosis hypertrichosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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