Olmsted syndrome: Introduction
Olmsted syndrome: A rare congenital condition characterized by progressive thickening and hardening of skin on palms and soles, alopecia and nail abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Olmsted syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Olmsted syndrome
- Palmar keratoderma
- Plantar keratoderma
- Finger flexion deformity
- Spontaneous finger amputation
- Red skin around orifices
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symptoms of Olmsted syndrome
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Olmsted syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Olmsted syndrome
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Misdiagnosis and Olmsted syndrome
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
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Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
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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 totalis.
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Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
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Definitions of Olmsted syndrome:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Olmsted syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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