Pachyonychia congentia is caused by the mutation in the genes KRT6A, KRT6B, KRT6C, KRT16, and KRT17. Nails and skin are primarily affected by this condition.
No specific treatment as it is a genetic disorder with high morbidity.
At Aaranya Biosciences we use Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to analyze single gene disorders. Our screening test with NGS has an accuracy of 99%.