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Dermatoosteolysis, Kirghizian type

Disease definition

A rare genetic disease characterized by infantile onset of recurrent skin ulcerations, arthralgias, fever, peri-articular fistulous osteolysis, oligodontia, nail dystrophy, and keratitis. The disease takes a self-limiting course in childhood but results in severe cicatrization, chronic arthroses, pseudoacromegalic appearance of hands and feet, secondary scoliosis, and visual impairment. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1983.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy
  • ICD-10: Q82.8
  • OMIM: 221810
  • UMLS: C1857301
  • MeSH: C535373
  • GARD: 1814
  • MedDRA: -
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