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Fox-Fordyce disease

Fox-Fordyce disease:
  1. Causes (1 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Fox-Fordyce disease:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Fox-Fordyce disease. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Fox-Fordyce disease Treatments

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Definitions of Fox-Fordyce disease:

Chronic pruritic disease, usually in women, characterized by small follicular papular eruptions in apocrine areas. It is caused by obstruction and rupture of intraepidermal apocrine ducts. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Fox-Fordyce disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Fox-Fordyce disease, or a subtype of Fox-Fordyce disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Fox-Fordyce disease

The list below shows some of the causes of Fox-Fordyce disease mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Fox-Fordyce disease?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fox-Fordyce disease. Of the 1 causes of Fox-Fordyce disease that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fox-Fordyce disease:

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What are the alternative names for Fox-Fordyce disease:

Apocrine miliaria
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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