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Moloney syndrome

Moloney syndrome: Introduction

Moloney syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by wasting of the choroids in the eye and sparse, fine hair. The choroid is a layer of blood vessels that lies between the retina and the sclera and delivers blood to the back of the eye. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Moloney syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Moloney syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Moloney syndrome?

Moloney syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Moloney syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Moloney syndrome

Moloney syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Moloney 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 more »

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

Moloney syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Moloney syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Moloney syndrome:

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


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