Orpha Number: 678
This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal fingernail morphology||
Abnormality of the fingernails[ more ]
|Atrophy of alveolar ridges||
Shrinking of gum ridges
Red and swollen gums[ more ]
Thickening of the outer layer of the skin of the palms and soles
Thickening of palms and soles
|Premature loss of primary teeth||
Early loss of baby teeth
Premature loss of baby teeth[ more ]
|Reduced number of teeth||
Decreased tooth count
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Abnormal deposits of calcium in the brain
Poor nail formation
|Recurrent cutaneous abscess formation||0100838|
|Recurrent respiratory infections||
Frequent respiratory infections
Multiple respiratory infections
respiratory infections, recurrent
Susceptibility to respiratory infections[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Long slender fingers
Spider fingers[ more ]
'cigarette paper scarring'
Cigarette paper scarring[ more ]
Excessive hairiness over body
|Hypopigmented skin patches||
Patchy loss of skin color
Breakdown of bone
|Sparse body hair||0002231|
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
|Choroid plexus calcification||0006960|
|Premature loss of teeth||
Early tooth loss
Loss of teeth
Premature teeth loss
Premature tooth loss[ more ]
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