DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for dyskeratosis congenita

Dyskeratosis congenita [DOID:2729]

Dyskeratosis congenita (DKC), also called Zinsser-Cole-Engman syndrome,:570 is a rare progressive congenital disorder which results in what in some ways resembles premature aging (similar to progeria). The disease mainly affects the integumentary system, the organ system that protects the body from damage, with a major consequence being anomalies of the bone marrow.

Synonyms:  dyskeratosis congenita,  DOID:2729,  Dyskeratosis congenita (disorder),  Dyskeratosis congenita disorder,  Dyskeratosis congenita