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Diseases » Clouston syndrome » Summary
 

What is Clouston syndrome?

What is Clouston syndrome?

  • Clouston syndrome: A rare genetic ectodermal disorder characterized by skin, hair, nail and eye abnormalities.

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

Clouston syndrome: Introduction

Types of Clouston syndrome:

Broader types of Clouston syndrome:

How serious is Clouston syndrome?

Complications of Clouston syndrome: see complications of Clouston syndrome

What causes Clouston syndrome?

Causes of Clouston syndrome: see causes of Clouston syndrome

What are the symptoms of Clouston syndrome?

Symptoms of Clouston syndrome: see symptoms of Clouston syndrome

Complications of Clouston syndrome: see complications of Clouston syndrome

Can anyone else get Clouston syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Clouston syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Clouston syndrome

Clouston syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Clouston syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Clouston syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Clouston syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Clouston syndrome.
Treatments for Clouston syndrome: see treatments for Clouston syndrome
Research for Clouston syndrome: see research for Clouston syndrome

Name and Aliases of Clouston syndrome

Main name of condition: Clouston syndrome

Other names or spellings for Clouston syndrome:

ectodermal dysplasia 2, hidrotic, ED2, Ectodermal dysplasia, hidrotic, HED, Autosomal dominant hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, Hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, autosomal dominant, Clouston's hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, Ectodermal dysplasia, hydrotic

Hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia Source - Diseases Database

Autosomal dominant hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, Hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED), Hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia 2, X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Clouston syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Clouston syndrome:

 

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