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What is Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome?

What is Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome?

  • Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: A rare genetic multi-system disorder characterized by skin, teeth, hair and/or nail abnormalities, reduced ability to sweat and oral clefts.

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

Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: Introduction

Types of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome:

Broader types of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome:

How serious is Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome?

Complications of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: see complications of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome

What causes Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome?

Causes of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: see causes of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome

What are the symptoms of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome?

Symptoms of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: see symptoms of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome

Complications of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: see complications of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome

Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome

Main name of condition: Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome

Other names or spellings for Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome:

Rapp-Hodgkin ectodermal dysplasia syndrome, ectodermal dysplasia, Rapp-Hodgkin type, ectodermal dysplasia, anhidrotic, with cleft ip and cleft palate, RHS, Ectodermal dysplasia, anhidrotic, with cleft lip/palate, Ectodermic dysplasia, anhidrotic [cleft lip/palate]

Ectodermal dysplasia, Rapp-Hodgkin type, Ectodermal dysplasia, anhidrotic, with cleft lip and cleft palate, Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, autosomal dominant type, RHS (Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome), Rapp-Hodgkin (hypohidrotic) ectodermal dysplasia syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome: Related Conditions

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