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Griscelli disease

Griscelli disease: Introduction

Griscelli disease: A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by albinism (lack of pigmentation). There are three different subtypes of the disorder (I, II and III) each with varying additional features such as immunodeficiency and neurological symptoms. Type 1 involves partial albinism and neurological symptoms, type II involves partial albinism, immunodeficiency and sometimes neurological symptoms and type III involves albinism, only. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Griscelli disease is available below.

Symptoms of Griscelli disease

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Griscelli disease: Complications

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Causes of Griscelli disease

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Griscelli disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Griscelli disease

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Griscelli disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Griscelli disease

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Prognosis for Griscelli disease

Prognosis for Griscelli disease: death usually occurs during childhood unless a bone marrow transplant is performed

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Definitions of Griscelli disease:

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


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