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What is Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome?

What is Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome?

  • Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by basal cell carcinomas, broade face and rib abnormalities.

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

Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Introduction

Types of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome:

Broader types of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome:

How serious is Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome?

Complications of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: see complications of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

What causes Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome?

Causes of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: see causes of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

What are the symptoms of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome?

Symptoms of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: see symptoms of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Complications of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: see complications of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Can anyone else get Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Neurologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.
Treatments for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: see treatments for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
Research for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: see research for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Name and Aliases of Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Main name of condition: Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome

Other names or spellings for Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome:

Gorlin syndrome, Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome, Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, Multiple Basal Cell Nevi, Odontogenic Keratocysts, And Skeletal Anomalies, Fifth Phacomatosis, Nevoid basal cell carcinoma

Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, Fifth Phacomatosis, Gorlin Syndrome, Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome, Multiple Basal Cell Nevi, Odontogenic Keratocysts, And Skeletal Anomalies
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Related Conditions

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