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What is Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome?

What is Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome?

  • Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: A rare, inherited disorder characterized by thickening of nails, white patches on mouth and anus(leukoplakia) and thickened hard skin on soles and palms.

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

Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: Introduction

Types of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome:

Broader types of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome:

How serious is Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome?

Complications of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: see complications of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

What causes Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome?

Causes of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: see causes of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

What are the symptoms of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome?

Symptoms of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: see symptoms of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

Complications of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: see complications of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

Onset of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: birth or early infancy

Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome.
Treatments for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: see treatments for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome
Research for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: see research for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

Name and Aliases of Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

Main name of condition: Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome

Other names or spellings for Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome:

Jackson-Lewandowsky syndrome, pachyonychia congenital, Pachyonychia congenita Jadassohn Lewandowsky type, Pachyonychia congenita type 1, PC1, Pachyonychia Congenita, Circumscribed disseminated keratosis Jadassohn Lew type

Pachyonychia congenita type 1, Palmoplantar ectodermal dysplasia type 1 Source - Diseases Database

PC1, Pachyonychia congenita Jadassohn Lewandowsky type, Pachyonychia congenita type 1
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome:

 

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