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What is Gerodermia osteodysplastica?

What is Gerodermia osteodysplastica?

  • Gerodermia osteodysplastica: A rare connective tissue disorder characterized mainly by elastic skin, a prematurely aged facial appearance and abnormal calcification of bones causing them to break easily.

Gerodermia osteodysplastica is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Gerodermia osteodysplastica, or a subtype of Gerodermia osteodysplastica, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Gerodermia osteodysplastica: Introduction

Types of Gerodermia osteodysplastica:

Broader types of Gerodermia osteodysplastica:

How serious is Gerodermia osteodysplastica?

Complications of Gerodermia osteodysplastica: see complications of Gerodermia osteodysplastica

What causes Gerodermia osteodysplastica?

Causes of Gerodermia osteodysplastica: see causes of Gerodermia osteodysplastica

What are the symptoms of Gerodermia osteodysplastica?

Symptoms of Gerodermia osteodysplastica: see symptoms of Gerodermia osteodysplastica

Complications of Gerodermia osteodysplastica: see complications of Gerodermia osteodysplastica

Gerodermia osteodysplastica: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gerodermia osteodysplastica.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gerodermia osteodysplastica.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Gerodermia osteodysplastica

Main name of condition: Gerodermia osteodysplastica

Other names or spellings for Gerodermia osteodysplastica:

Geroderma osteodysplastica, GO, Walt Disney dwarfism, Geroderma osteodysplastica hereditaria, GOH

GO, GOH, Geroderma osteodysplastica, Geroderma osteodysplastica hereditaria, Walt Disney dwarfism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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