Tylosis with esophageal cancer
Other Names for this Disease
- Keratosis palmoplantaris with esophageal cancer
- Howel-Evans syndrome
- Keratosis palmaris et plantaris with esophageal cancer
- Howell-Evans syndrome
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palmoplantar keratoderma and esophageal cancer. The palmoplantar keratoderma usually begins around age 10, and esophageal cancer may form after age 20. This condition is caused by a mutation in the RHBDF2 gene and is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.Tylosis with esophageal cancer (TOC) is an inherited condition characterized by
Last updated: 1/18/2013
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