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Aaron Goodman: Dyskeratosis Congenita!
Dec 19, 2023, 18:16

Aaron Goodman: Dyskeratosis Congenita!

Aaron Goodman shared a post on X/Twitter:

“Dyskeratosis Congenita!

Clinical:
Oral leukoplakia
Nail dystrophy
Skin pigmentation
BM failure
MDS/AML

Screening:
Telomere length (<1 percentile)

Mutations:
Telomeropathy
DKC1, TERT, TERC

⬆️SCCs:
Head/neck
Esophageal
Anal

Complications:
Pulmonary fibrosis
Cirrhosis
Dental”

Source: Aaron Goodman/Twitter

Aaron Goodman is a Hematologist/ Oncologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guideline committee for both cutaneous NHLs and T-cell NHLs. Dr. Goodman is a well-known physician-scientist, educator, advocate, and social media influencer.