Learn About Ascher Syndrome

What is the definition of Ascher Syndrome?
Ascher Syndrome is a rare condition characterized by a combination of episodic edema or swelling of the eyelids (blepharochalasia), double lip, and nontoxic thyroid enlargement (goiter). The underlying cause of this condition is unknown. Most cases are sporadic, but familial cases suggestive of autosomal dominant inheritance have also been reported. The condition is often undiagnosed due to its rarity.
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What are the alternative names for Ascher Syndrome?
  • Ascher Syndrome
  • Ascher's syndrome
  • Blepharochalasis - double lip
  • Blepharochalasis and double lip
  • Blepharochalasis-double lip syndrome
  • Double upper lip, blepharochalasis and enlargement of the thyroid
Who are the top Ascher Syndrome Local Doctors?
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Beth Israel Lahey Health

Healthcare Associates

330 Brookline Ave 
Boston, MA 2215

Hans Kim is an Internal Medicine doctor in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kim has been practicing medicine for over 27 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Ascher Syndrome. He is also highly rated in 39 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Marden-Walker Syndrome, Acrocephalopolydactyly, Curry Jones Syndrome, and Cytochrome P450 Oxidoreductase Deficiency. He is licensed to treat patients in Massachusetts. Dr. Kim is currently accepting new patients.

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UChicago Medicine

Duchossois Center For Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

5758 S Maryland Ave 
Chicago, IL 60637

Elbert Huang is an Internal Medicine doctor in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Huang has been practicing medicine for over 26 years and is rated as an Advanced doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Ascher Syndrome. He is also highly rated in 40 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Type 2 Diabetes T2D, Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young, Schinzel-Giedion Syndrome, and Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome. He is licensed to treat patients in Illinois. Dr. Huang is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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Internal Medicine

Avera Health

Marshall County Healthcare Center Avera

413 9th St 
Britton, SD 57430

Scott Purintun is an Internal Medicine doctor in Britton, South Dakota. Dr. Purintun has been practicing medicine for over 38 years and is rated as an Advanced doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Ascher Syndrome. He is also highly rated in 87 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Type 2 Diabetes T2D, Cerebellar Degeneration, Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome, and Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome. He is licensed to treat patients in South Dakota. Dr. Purintun is currently accepting new patients.

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

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