Brooke-Spiegler syndrome

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What is Brooke-Spiegler syndrome?

Brooke-Spiegler syndrome is characterized as the presence of many skin tumors arising from the hair follicles, sweat glands, and skin.

Common symptoms reported by people with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Brooke-Spiegler syndrome (1)

Data from patients with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Brooke-Spiegler syndrome (2 evaluations)
Side effects
headaches
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Brooke-Spiegler syndrome (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Brooke-Spiegler syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 6
40s 3
50s 3
60s 3
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 17

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Brooke-Spiegler syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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