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What is the definition of Cronkhite-Canada Disease?
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome is a rare gastrointestinal disorder characterized by widespread colon polyps, unhealthy looking (dystrophic) nails, hair loss (alopecia), darkening skin (such as on the hands, arms, neck and face), diarrhea, weight loss, stomach pain, and/or excess fluid accumulation in arms and legs (peripheral edema). The cause of the condition is not known.
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What are the alternative names for Cronkhite-Canada Disease?
  • Cronkhite-Canada disease
  • Polyposis skin pigmentation alopecia fingernail changes
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What are the latest Cronkhite-Canada Disease Clinical Trials?
Effective Familial OutReach Via Tele-genetics (EfFORT): A Sustainable Model to Expand Access to MSK's Genetic Services

Summary: The purpose of this study is to evaluate a cascade genetic testing intervention. Cascade testing is the process of offering genetic testing to people who are at risk of having inherited a possibly harmful gene change that has been found in their family. This process is repeated as more people within the family are found to have the gene change. The study will look at how often genetic testing occu...

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A Personalized Surveillance and Intervention Protocol for Duodenal and Gastric Polyposis in Patients With Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of a personalized surveillance and intervention protocol for duodenal and gastric polyposis in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)

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

What are the Latest Advances for Cronkhite-Canada Disease?
The first report on effect of fecal microbiota transplantation as a complementary treatment in a patient with steroid-refractory Cronkhite-Canada syndrome: A case report.
Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome: A rare Case Report from Nepal.
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