Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome (BHD)

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Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome is a rare disorder where you have certain tumors. Most tumors appear on the face, forehead, and neck. BHD is caused by mutations in the FLCN gene. (Genetics Home Reference) BHD is also inherited from parents or the grandparents. The symptoms are, tumors on face, neck, and the forehead. (Genetics Home Reference) BHD increases the risk of getting cancer.
Sequence analyses is one way to test if you have been diagnosed with BHD. Another way to test if you have BHD is doing a mutation scan. BHD is treated by doing drug therapy, surgery, rehab, or palliative care. Each of these will treat the disorder, but not cure it. (Medscape) There are no environmental factors to BHD.
A person with BHD has to live with the fact they
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