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What is FLOTCH syndrome?

What is FLOTCH syndrome?

  • FLOTCH syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by kidney stones, completely white nails and cysts that form in oil producing areas of skin.

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

FLOTCH syndrome: Introduction

Types of FLOTCH syndrome:

Broader types of FLOTCH syndrome:

What causes FLOTCH syndrome?

Causes of FLOTCH syndrome: see causes of FLOTCH syndrome

What are the symptoms of FLOTCH syndrome?

Symptoms of FLOTCH syndrome: see symptoms of FLOTCH syndrome

FLOTCH syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for FLOTCH syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and FLOTCH syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of FLOTCH syndrome

Main name of condition: FLOTCH syndrome

Other names or spellings for FLOTCH syndrome:

leukonychia totalis [multiple sebaceous cysts - renal calculi], Familial occurrence of total leukonychia, trichelemmal cysts and ciliary dystrophy, Familial occurrence of total LeukOnychia, Trichilemmal cysts and Ciliary dystrophy with dominant autosomal Heredity

Familial occurrence of total LeukOnychia, Trichilemmal cysts and Ciliary dystrophy with dominant autosomal Heredity
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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