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.
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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
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Causes of Sclerotylosis
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Misdiagnosis and Sclerotylosis
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
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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.
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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
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Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
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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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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
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Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
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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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