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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • BHD
  • BHD syndrome
  • Birt Hogg Dube syndrome
  • Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
  • Fibrofolliculomas with trichodiscomas and acrochordons
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  • My husband is a survivor of chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (RCC). In addition, he has a lung hamartoma and bladder lipoma. Should genetic testing for Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome (BHDS) be considered in light of his cancer history and other findings? Click here for answer

  • What is the best way to treat the cysts that develop on the lungs as a result of this condition? Click here for answer

  • How should patients with Birt Hogg Dube syndrome be monitored (i.e. for kidney tumors)? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • BHD
  • BHD syndrome
  • Birt Hogg Dube syndrome
  • Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
  • Fibrofolliculomas with trichodiscomas and acrochordons
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.