Synonyms: KWWH type II | Keratoderma with woolly hair type II | Woolly hair-palmoplantar hyperkeratosis-dilated cardiomyopathy syndrome | Woolly hair-palmoplantar keratoderma-dilated cardiomyopathy syndrome | Wooly hair-palmoplantar hyperkeratosis-dilated cardiomyopathy syndrome | Wooly hair-palmoplantar keratoderma-dilated cardiomyopathy syndrome
A rare genetic ectodermal dysplasia syndrome characterized by woolly hair (presenting at birth) palmoplantar keratoderma (developing in the first year of life) and dilated cardiomyopathy with predominant left ventricle involvement (developing in childhood) which can lead to life-threatening heart failure in childhood or adolescence.
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National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
The NFED mission is to empower and connect those touched by ectodermal dysplasias through education, support and research.
Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation
CCF's mission is to accelerate the search for causes and cures for pediatric cardiomyopathy through increased research, education, awareness, advocacy, and support to affected children and their families.
Help Hope Live
Help Hope Live assists individuals living with catastrophic injuries and illnesses to fundraise toward their medical expenses and related costs.
Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia
Provide information, support and advocacy to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition.
Heart of a Giant Foundation
The mission of the HGF is to achieve better health outcomes for heart diseases and related chronic health conditions in our communities and enhance the quality of life through health education, care support, and connection to community resources.
My Faulty Gene
My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.
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