Aarskog Syndrome: Introduction
Aarskog Syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by facial, hand, genital and growth abnormalities.
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Symptoms of Aarskog Syndrome
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Aarskog Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Aarskog Syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Aarskog Syndrome
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Aarskog Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Aarskog Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The ...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children....read more »
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Prognosis for Aarskog Syndrome
Prognosis for Aarskog Syndrome:
Growth hormone supplements do not appear to have any effect on poor growth. Mental retardation is usually mild to moderate.
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Types of Aarskog Syndrome
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Definitions of Aarskog Syndrome:
Multiple limb and genital abnormalities with short stature, hypertelorism, downslanting palpebral fissures, anteverted nostrils joint laxity, shawl scrotum, and occasional mental retardation. The phenotype varies with age and postpuberal males have only minor remnant manifestations of the prepuberal phenotype.
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Aarskog Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Aarskog Syndrome, or a subtype of Aarskog Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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