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Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Introduction

Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: A syndrome which is characterized by atrophy, pigmentation and telangiectasia of the skin. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

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Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

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Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go more »

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. 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur more »

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Definitions of Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome:

An autosomal recessive syndrome occurring principally in females, characterized by the presence of reticulated, atrophic, hyperpigmented, telangiectatic cutaneous plaques, often accompanied by juvenile cataracts, saddle nose, congenital bone defects, disturbances in the growth of hair, nails, and teeth, and hypogonadism. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

Related Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome Info

More information about Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome

  1. Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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