Lhermitte-Duclos disease

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Lhermitte-Duclos disease

Synonyms: Dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum | LDD

A very rare disorder characterized by abnormal development and enlargement of the cerebellum and an increased intracranial pressure.

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Advocacy Organizations

PTEN UK and Ireland Patient Group

The patient group’s purpose is to improve the lives of patients, parents and carers of all ages, in the United Kingdom and Ireland, who are affected by PTEN genetic alteration through better patient support, increased awareness, more accurate and accessible information, earlier diagnosis and and intervention, greater research into treatment and prevention, and improved coordination of care.

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.

My Little Sunshine Foundation

My Little Sunshine is a non-profit foundation dedicated to educating people about the importance of fertility preservation and making fertility resources accessible to all.


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