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Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome: Introduction

Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by alopecia and senile-like appearance. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Wrongly Diagnosed with Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome?

Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Misdiagnosis and Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as alopecia totalis. Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100 diagnoses of alopecia more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp more »

Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome: Animations


Statistics for Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome:

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

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More information about Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

  1. Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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