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CREST syndrome

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Description of CREST syndrome

CREST syndrome (medical condition): CREST stands for Calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, Esophageal dysfunction, Sclerodactyly, and Telangiectasia. ...more

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CREST syndrome: A mild form of LIMITED SCLERODERMA, a multi-system disorder. Its features include symptoms of CALCINOSIS; RAYNAUD DISEASE; ESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY DISORDERS; sclerodactyly, and TELANGIECTASIS. When the defect in esophageal function is not prominent, it is known as CRST syndrome.
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CREST syndrome: A mild form of LIMITED SCLERODERMA, a multi-system disorder. Its features include symptoms of CALCINOSIS; RAYNAUD DISEASE; ESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY DISORDERS; sclerodactyly, and TELANGIECTASIS. When the defect in esophageal function is not prominent, it is known as $CRST$ syndrome.
Source: MeSH 2007

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CREST syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

CREST syndrome (medical condition): See CREST syndrome (disease information).
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CREST syndrome: Related Diseases

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