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Focal dermal hypoplasia

Focal dermal hypoplasia: Introduction

Focal dermal hypoplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by bone, skin, teeth and pigmentation abnormalities as well as asymmetry of the face, trunk and extremities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Focal dermal hypoplasia is available below.

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Focal dermal hypoplasia: Deaths

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Causes of Focal dermal hypoplasia

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Definitions of Focal dermal hypoplasia:

Multiple abnormalities with a variable expression consisting mainly of asymmetry of the face, trunk, and extremities; atrophy, telangiectasia, pigmentation disorders, and localized fat deposits in the skin; multiple mucous and perioral papillomas; and skeletal abnormalities involving the extremities. Mild mental deficiency occurs in about 15%. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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More information about Focal dermal hypoplasia

  1. Focal dermal hypoplasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Deaths
  7. Complications

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