• lung
  • The cysts tend to be larger and more numerous in the lower lobes, a distribution that can help differentiate Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome from other causes of multiple cystic lung lesions such as Langerhans cell histiocytosis and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (see below). (blogspot.com)
  • skin
  • Along with the tumors, other skin conditions are seen in people with Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was referred with a mildly elevated serum creatinine and microalbuminuria against a background of a single kidney following nephrectomy for renal cancer, which, along with skin abnormalities, is a feature of the syndrome (see left). (blogspot.com)
  • patients
  • Typically seen in in patients with Sjögren syndrome, human immunodeficiency virus infection, and variable immunodeficiency syndromes. (blogspot.com)
  • The purpose of the study is to determine whether topical application of rapamycin can lead to reduction in size and/or number of fibrofolliculomas in BHD patients and may prevent the growth of new ones. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • found
  • Typically, they first appear in a person's 20s or 30s, and are found in more than 80% of people with the syndrome above the age of 40. (wikipedia.org)