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Cronkhite-Canada syndrome

Disease definition

Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is a rare gastrointestinal (GI) polyposis syndrome characterized by the association of non-hereditary GI polyposis with the cutaneous triad of alopecia, nail changes and hyperpigmentation.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Gastrointestinal polyposis-ectodermal changes syndrome
    • Gastrointestinal polyposis-skin pigmentation-alopecia-fingernail changes syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Elderly, Adult
  • ICD-10: D12.6
  • ICD-11: LD27.01
  • OMIM: 175500
  • UMLS: C0282207
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 4427
  • MedDRA: 10062907
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