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What is Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans?

What is Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans?

  • Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: A rare inherited skin disorder affecting mostly males and characterized by hardening of skin around hair follicles which leads to scarring and loss of hair. The skin on the face, neck, forearms and other areas can also be affected.

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

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: Introduction

Types of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans:

Broader types of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans:

Who gets Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans?

Gender Ratio for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: complete expression in males only, partial expression in females

How serious is Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans?

Complications of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: see complications of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

What causes Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans?

Causes of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: see causes of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

What are the symptoms of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans?

Symptoms of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: see symptoms of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

Complications of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: see complications of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans.
Treatments for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: see treatments for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans
Research for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: see research for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

Name and Aliases of Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

Main name of condition: Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans

Other names or spellings for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans:

keratosis pilaris decalvans, keratosis fillicularis spinulosa decalvans, Ichthyosis, KFSD, Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans cum ophiasi

Ichthyosis, KFSD, Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans cum ophiasi
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans: Related Conditions

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