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APECED Syndrome

APECED Syndrome: Introduction

APECED Syndrome: APECED is a recessively inherited genetic disease characterized by the presence of two of the following three conditions: impaired parathyroid function, yeast infection (candidiasis) and impaired adrenal gland function (Addison's disease). It is an autoimmune disease resulting from a genetic defect. The body's immune system malfunctions and attacks it's own body tissues. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of APECED Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of APECED Syndrome

Treatments for APECED Syndrome

  • There is no cure for the disease so symptomatic measures are employed e.g. replacement of low hormone levels, medications for yeast infections
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with APECED Syndrome?

Causes of APECED Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of APECED Syndrome

APECED Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and APECED Syndrome

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APECED Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: APECED Syndrome

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APECED Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for APECED Syndrome

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APECED Syndrome: Animations

Prognosis for APECED Syndrome

Prognosis for APECED Syndrome: The prognosis depends on how well the symptoms are controlled.

Research about APECED Syndrome

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APECED Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Related APECED Syndrome Info

More information about APECED Syndrome

  1. APECED Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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