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Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome

Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome: Introduction

Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by premature aging involving the face, skin and hair as well as other anomalies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome

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Causes of Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome

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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. Researchers estimate that about...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp...read more »

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Definitions of Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome:

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

 

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