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What is Achalasia microcephaly?

What is Achalasia microcephaly?

  • Achalasia microcephaly: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by a small head and achalasia which involves esophageal problems such as enlargement.

Achalasia microcephaly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Achalasia microcephaly, or a subtype of Achalasia microcephaly, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Achalasia microcephaly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Achalasia microcephaly: Introduction

Types of Achalasia microcephaly:

Broader types of Achalasia microcephaly:

What causes Achalasia microcephaly?

Causes of Achalasia microcephaly: see causes of Achalasia microcephaly

What are the symptoms of Achalasia microcephaly?

Symptoms of Achalasia microcephaly: see symptoms of Achalasia microcephaly

Achalasia microcephaly: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Achalasia microcephaly.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Achalasia microcephaly.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Achalasia microcephaly: Neurologist, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Achalasia microcephaly.
Treatments for Achalasia microcephaly: see treatments for Achalasia microcephaly

Name and Aliases of Achalasia microcephaly

Main name of condition: Achalasia microcephaly

Other names or spellings for Achalasia microcephaly:

Achalasia microcephaly syndrome, AMS

Achalasia microcephaly syndrome, Achalasia microcephaly syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Achalasia microcephaly: Related Conditions

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