Choroidal atrophy-alopecia syndrome

What is Choroidal atrophy-alopecia syndrome?

Choroidal atrophy - alopecia is a very rare ectodermal dysplasia syndrome, characterized by the association of choroidal atrophy (sometimes regional), together with other ectodermal dysplasia features including fine and sparse hair, absent or decreased lashes and eyebrows, and possibly mild visual loss and dysplastic/thick/grooved nails.

Other condition names

  • Moloney syndrome
  • Regional choroidal atrophy and alopecia

Inheritance type



  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Neonatal
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