What is Incontinentia Pigmenti? Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is an inherited disorder of skin pigmentation that is also associated with abnormalities of the teeth, skeletal system, eyes, and central nervous system
What Is Immune Thrombocytopenia? mmune thrombocytopenia (THROM-bo-si-toe-PE-ne-ah), or ITP, is a bleeding disorder. In ITP, the blood doesn't clot as it should. This is due to a low number of blood cell fragments called platelets (PLATE-lets) or thrombocytes (THROM-bo-sites).
Understanding Pachyonychia Congenita Pachyonychia congenita (PC) is a very rare genetic disorder affecting primarily the skin and nails. Its effects, which are evident at birth or early in life, include overgrowth of the nails; thick, painful calluses; and cysts on the soles of the feet.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare disorder that causes blood clots (thrombi) to form in small blood vessels throughout the body. These clots can cause serious medical problems if they block vessels and restrict blood flow to organs such as the brain, kidneys, and heart.
Questions and Answers about Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic (long-lasting) skin disease of scaling and inflammation that affects greater than 3 percent of the U.S. population, or more than 5 million adults. Although the disease occurs in all age groups, it primarily affects adults. It appears about equally in males and females.
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