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Cronkhite-Canada disease

Cronkhite-Canada disease: Introduction

Cronkhite-Canada disease: A rare condition characterized primarily by polyps in the digestive tract, hair loss and nail problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cronkhite-Canada disease is available below.

Symptoms of Cronkhite-Canada disease

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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Complications

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Causes of Cronkhite-Canada disease

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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cronkhite-Canada disease

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as 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 hair/scalp conditions more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable more »

Cronkhite-Canada disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Cronkhite-Canada disease

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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Rare Types

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Cronkhite-Canada disease: Animations

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Definitions of Cronkhite-Canada disease:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cronkhite-Canada disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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