There are numerous Genetic Skin Disorders. These are disorders manifesting with skin lesions or involving the skin. Our Clinic offers expert consultation in the diagnosis and management of children and adults with complex, hereditary disorders that primarily affect the skin. This Clinic works with your Dermatologist, Pediatrician and Primary Care doctor to provide guidance in both the diagnosis, prevention and long-term management of Genetic Skin Disorders.
There are more than 400 inherited or hereditary genetic skin disorders in which the genetic alteration results in issues involving the skin, hair and nails. These conditions are rare individually but together may affect 1% or more of the US population. Through our partnerships with various genetic testing laboratories, we can offer molecular and genetic diagnostic testing for most genetic skin disorders.