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What is Naegeli syndrome?

What is Naegeli syndrome?

  • Naegeli syndrome: An inherited skin disorder characterized by reticulated pigmentation on the skin. The skin on palms and soles may thicken and ability to sweat may be reduced.

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

Naegeli syndrome: Introduction

Types of Naegeli syndrome:

Broader types of Naegeli syndrome:

How serious is Naegeli syndrome?

Prognosis of Naegeli syndrome: progressive condition
Complications of Naegeli syndrome: see complications of Naegeli syndrome

What causes Naegeli syndrome?

Causes of Naegeli syndrome: see causes of Naegeli syndrome

What are the symptoms of Naegeli syndrome?

Symptoms of Naegeli syndrome: see symptoms of Naegeli syndrome

Complications of Naegeli syndrome: see complications of Naegeli syndrome

Onset of Naegeli syndrome: 2nd -3rd decade

Can anyone else get Naegeli syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Naegeli syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Naegeli syndrome

Naegeli syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Naegeli syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Naegeli syndrome

Main name of condition: Naegeli syndrome

Other names or spellings for Naegeli syndrome:

Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome, chromatophore nevus, nevus, hyperhidrosis, skin pigmentation, keratosis pilaris, enamel dysplasia, Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome, NFJ Syndrome, Reticular skin changes, dental anomalies, decreased function of sweat glands, strabismus, and optic atrophy

NFJ Syndrome, Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn Syndrome, Reticular skin changes, dental anomalies, decreased function of sweat glands, strabismus, and optic atrophy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Naegeli syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Naegeli syndrome:

 

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