DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Hailey-Hailey disease

Hailey-Hailey disease [DOID:0050429]

Hailey–Hailey disease, or Familial benign chronic pemphigus:559 or Familial benign pemphigus:622, was originally described by the Hailey brothers (Hugh Edward and William Howard) in 1939. It is a genetic disorder that causes blisters to form on the skin. Sometimes known as Gougerot-Hailey-Hailey syndrome to acknowledge the contribution of Henri Gougerot in 1933.

Synonyms:  Hailey-Hailey disease,  DOID:0050429,  HaileyHailey disease,  Hailey-Hailey disorder,  Hailey-Hailey syndrome ...

Linkouts:  OMIM