What is Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome?

BHD is an inherited condition, characterised by the development of fibrofolliculomas (benign skin tumours), pulmonary cysts and pneumothorax (collapsed lung), and predisposition to kidney cancers.



We are excited to feature a recent study from Rob Wolthuis and Connie Jimenez @amsterdamumc looking at how loss of folliculin can lead to the early steps of #kidneycancer development in #BHDSyndrome. Read it now: https://t.co/rcklwBUSOB #raredisease https://t.co/fucYh6NPbl BHD_Foundation photo
Join us on Saturday 8th October for the virtual #BHDSyndrome Community Symposium! We are delighted to announce the draft programme is now available: https://t.co/elt4uImKVX

Get your free ticket for the event: https://t.co/gTEPyiGHv8
#raredisease #kidneycancer #pneumothorax https://t.co/2rcNZu6u0k
BHD_Foundation photo