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Ambras syndrome

Ambras syndrome: Introduction

Ambras syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by overgrowth of hair over the whole body, especially the face and shoulders. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ambras syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ambras syndrome

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Causes of Ambras syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Ambras syndrome

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 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 Americans. Some of the overlooked more »

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Definitions of Ambras syndrome:

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

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More information about Ambras syndrome

  1. Ambras syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis

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