Lymphedema–distichiasis syndrome

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Lymphedema–distichiasis syndrome
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Lymphedema–distichiasis syndrome is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner

Lymphedema–distichiasis syndrome is a medical condition associated with the FOXC2 gene.[1]:849 People with this hereditary, genetic condition have a double row of eyelashes, which is called distichiasis, and a risk of swollen limbs due to problems in the lymphatic system.

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.


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