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Vohwinkel syndrome

Vohwinkel syndrome: Introduction

Vohwinkel syndrome: A rare condition where tight bands of thickened skin form around the base of fingers and toes and generally leads to self-amputation of the digit. Hearing loss is also associated with the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Vohwinkel syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Vohwinkel syndrome

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Vohwinkel syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Vohwinkel syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Vohwinkel syndrome

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Definitions of Vohwinkel syndrome:

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


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