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Sclerotylosis: Introduction

Sclerotylosis: A rare inherited disorder characterized by a skin disorder (atrophic skin fibrosis and keratoderma of the palms and soles), underdeveloped nails and bowel cancer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sclerotylosis is available below.

Symptoms of Sclerotylosis

  • Atrophic fibrosis of skin on limbs
  • Underdeveloped nails
  • Thickening of skin on soles
  • Thickening of skin on palms
  • more symptoms...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Sclerotylosis: Complications

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Causes of Sclerotylosis

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Sclerotylosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Sclerotylosis

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Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's more »

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

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sclerotylosis

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Sclerotylosis: Rare Types

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Sclerotylosis: Animations

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Definitions of Sclerotylosis:

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


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