Lymphedema–distichiasis syndrome

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Lymphedema–distichiasis syndrome
Other namesLymphedema with distichiasis[1]
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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.[2]:849 People with this hereditary 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. ^ "Lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome | Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) – an NCATS Program". Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  2. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.


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