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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Introduction

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: A rare inherited disorder that affects the skin and results in an increased risk of certain skin tumors called fibrofolliculomas which are benign. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Deaths

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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

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Hospitals & Clinics: Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome:

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

Related Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome Info

More information about Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome

  1. Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications

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