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What is Naxos disease?

What is Naxos disease?

  • Naxos disease: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart disease and woolly hair.

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

Naxos disease: Introduction

Types of Naxos disease:

Broader types of Naxos disease:

How serious is Naxos disease?

Complications of Naxos disease: see complications of Naxos disease

What causes Naxos disease?

Causes of Naxos disease: see causes of Naxos disease

What are the symptoms of Naxos disease?

Symptoms of Naxos disease: see symptoms of Naxos disease

Complications of Naxos disease: see complications of Naxos disease

Naxos disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Naxos disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Naxos disease.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Naxos disease

Main name of condition: Naxos disease

Other names or spellings for Naxos disease:

keratosis palmoplantaris with arrythmogenic cardiomyopathy, Mal De Naxos disease, woolly hair, palmoplantar keratoderma and cardiac abnormalities, cardiomyopathy and woolly hair, Tosti-Misciali-Barbareschi syndrome, Mal de Naxos, Keratosis palmoplantaris with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy, Palmoplantar keratoderma with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and woolly hair

Woolly hair palmoplantar keratoderma cardiac anomalies, Dilated cardiomyopathy with Palmoplantar Keratoderma and Woolly hair, Epidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma with woolly hair and dilated cardiomyopathy, Mal De Naxos
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Naxos disease: Related Conditions

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