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Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome

Autosomal dominant neoplastic syndrome characterised by genodermatosis, lung cysts, spontaneous and recurrent PNEUMOTHORAX; and RENAL CANCER. It is associated with mutations in the folliculin protein gene (FLCN protein).
Also Known As:
Birt Hogg Dube Syndrome; Fibrofolliculomas with Trichodiscomas and Acrochordons
Networked: 9 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Multiple Hamartoma Syndrome (Cowden's Disease)
3. Yellow Nail Syndrome
4. Muir-Torre Syndrome
5. Malignant Atrophic Papulosis

Experts

1. Linehan, W Marston: 2 articles (05/2009 - 05/2008)
2. Schmidt, Laura S: 2 articles (05/2009 - 05/2008)
3. Furuya, Mitsuko: 1 article (05/2014)
4. Fuke, Megumi: 1 article (05/2014)
5. Sakaguchi, Masayuki: 1 article (05/2014)
6. Nishimura, Kazunori: 1 article (05/2014)
7. Kuraishi, Hiroshi: 1 article (05/2014)
8. Nakahara, Takashi: 1 article (05/2014)
9. Gotou, Hirohisa: 1 article (05/2014)
10. Hofmann, Luke J: 1 article (07/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome:
1. Estrone (Folliculin)FDA Link
2. Bazex-Dupre-Christol syndromeIBA
3. AMP-Activated Protein KinasesIBA
4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
5. Familial cylindromatosisIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Lasers (Laser)
2. Curettage