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What is Witkop syndrome?

What is Witkop syndrome?

  • Witkop syndrome: A syndrome that is characterised by the occurrence of nail dysplasia and tooth abnormalities due to a mutation in the MSX1 gene.

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

Witkop syndrome: Introduction

Types of Witkop syndrome:

Broader types of Witkop syndrome:

How serious is Witkop syndrome?

Complications of Witkop syndrome: see complications of Witkop syndrome

What causes Witkop syndrome?

Causes of Witkop syndrome: see causes of Witkop syndrome

What are the symptoms of Witkop syndrome?

Symptoms of Witkop syndrome: see symptoms of Witkop syndrome

Complications of Witkop syndrome: see complications of Witkop syndrome

Can anyone else get Witkop syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Witkop syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Witkop syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Witkop syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Witkop syndrome.
Treatments for Witkop syndrome: see treatments for Witkop syndrome

Name and Aliases of Witkop syndrome

Main name of condition: Witkop syndrome

Other names or spellings for Witkop syndrome:

Tooth and nail syndrome, TNS, Dysplasia of nails with hypodontia, Hypodontia dysplasia of nails

Tooth and nail syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Dysplasia of nails with hypodontia, TNS, Tooth and nail syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Witkop syndrome: Related Conditions

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