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Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Cardio-facio-cutaneous syndrome
  • CFC syndrome
  • Congenital heart defects characteristic facial appearance ectodermal abnormalities and growth failure
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How might the the itching associated with cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome be treated?

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How might the the itching associated with cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome be treated?

Xerosis (dry skin) and pruritus (itching) associated with cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome may be relieved by increasing the amount of moisture in the air or by using hydrating lotions. If signs of infection develop, treatment with antibiotics may be necessary.[1]
Last updated: 6/5/2013