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What is Haim-Munk syndrome?

What is Haim-Munk syndrome?

  • Haim-Munk syndrome: A rare inherited disorder involving red, thickened patches of skin on the palms and soles, skin infections and nail and teeth abnormalities.

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

Haim-Munk syndrome: Introduction

Types of Haim-Munk syndrome:

Broader types of Haim-Munk syndrome:

Who gets Haim-Munk syndrome?

Racial predominance for Haim-Munk syndrome: inbred Jewish families from India and Indonesia

How serious is Haim-Munk syndrome?

Complications of Haim-Munk syndrome: see complications of Haim-Munk syndrome

What causes Haim-Munk syndrome?

Causes of Haim-Munk syndrome: see causes of Haim-Munk syndrome

What are the symptoms of Haim-Munk syndrome?

Symptoms of Haim-Munk syndrome: see symptoms of Haim-Munk syndrome

Complications of Haim-Munk syndrome: see complications of Haim-Munk syndrome

Can anyone else get Haim-Munk syndrome?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Haim-Munk syndrome

Haim-Munk syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Haim-Munk syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Haim-Munk syndrome

Main name of condition: Haim-Munk syndrome

Other names or spellings for Haim-Munk syndrome:

Keratosis palmoplantaris - periodontopathia - onychogryposis, Cochin Jewish disorder, Cochin Jewish syndrome, keratosis palmo plantaris [peridontopathia], HMS, Keratosis palmoplantaris with periodontopathia and onychogryposis

Cochin Jewish disorder Source - Diseases Database

Keratosis palmoplantaris with periodontopathia and onychogryposis, Keratosis palmoplantaris with periodontopathia and onychogryposis, Cochin Jewish disorder
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Haim-Munk syndrome: Related Conditions

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