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Davenport-Donlan syndrome

Davenport-Donlan syndrome: Introduction

Davenport-Donlan syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by deafness, white hair, contractures and papillomas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Davenport-Donlan syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Davenport-Donlan syndrome

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Causes of Davenport-Donlan syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Davenport-Donlan syndrome

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main 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 alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia totalis more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". This arthritic condition tends to be overlooked, more »

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Definitions of Davenport-Donlan syndrome:

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


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