Birt–Hogg–Dubé Syndrome


Birt-Hogg-Dubé disorder (BHD) is an inherited condition related with different noncancerous skin tumors, lung sores, and an expanded danger of both kindhearted kidney tumors and kidney growth. The signs and indications obvious in each family are particular, and may comprise of any blend of the 3 signs. The most widely recognized skin tumors in BHD are fibrofolliculomas, trichodiscomas and acrochordons. Side effects of BHD for the most part don’t show up until adulthood.

Birt–Hogg–Dubé Syndrome


BHD is a hereditary disease which implies that the malignancy chance and different highlights of BHD can be passed from age to age. A transformation (change) in a particular quality makes a protein called folliculin, which is accepted to cause most instances of BHD.


  • Skin tumors
  • Multiple cases of cancers in family
  • Unconstrained pneumothorax
  • Crumbled lung
  • Wide range of kidney tumors


Imaging Tests

Imaging methods, basically CT or MRI, are valuable to enable specialists to see the size and area of the tumor before surgery. A sweep may likewise be utilized to decide whether the tumor has spread to different parts of the body or not.


Ultrasound imaging utilizes sound waves to deliver photos of within the body. It is utilized to help analyze the reasons for torment, swelling and contamination in the body’s inside organs. It’s likewise used to help manage biopsies, analyze heart conditions, and survey harm after a heart assault. Since ultrasound pictures are caught continuously, they can demonstrate the structure and development of the body’s inside organs, and additionally blood coursing through veins.