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What is Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly?

What is Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly?

  • Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: A rare disorder characterized by cataracts, lack of hair and skin changes in the hands and feet.

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

Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: Introduction

Types of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly:

Broader types of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly:

What causes Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly?

Causes of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: see causes of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly

What are the symptoms of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly?

Symptoms of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: see symptoms of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly

Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: Pediatrician, Ophthalmologist, Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly.
Treatments for Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly: see treatments for Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly

Name and Aliases of Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly

Main name of condition: Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly

Other names or spellings for Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly:

Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly syndrome, CASS

CASS, Cataract, alopecia, sclerodactyly syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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