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Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog Syndrome: Introduction

Aarskog Syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by facial, hand, genital and growth abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aarskog Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Aarskog Syndrome

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Aarskog Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Aarskog Syndrome

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Aarskog Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aarskog Syndrome

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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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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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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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More information about Aarskog Syndrome

  1. Aarskog Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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