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What is Achard syndrome?

What is Achard syndrome?

  • Achard syndrome: An inherited connective tissue disorder characterized primarily by a short head, long, slender bones, recessed lower jaw and loose hand and foot joints.

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

Achard syndrome: Introduction

Types of Achard syndrome:

Broader types of Achard syndrome:

What causes Achard syndrome?

Causes of Achard syndrome: see causes of Achard syndrome

What are the symptoms of Achard syndrome?

Symptoms of Achard syndrome: see symptoms of Achard syndrome

Can anyone else get Achard syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Achard syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Achard syndrome

Achard syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Achard syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Achard syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Achard syndrome.
Treatments for Achard syndrome: see treatments for Achard syndrome

Name and Aliases of Achard syndrome

Main name of condition: Achard syndrome

Other names or spellings for Achard syndrome:

Marfan variant, Arachnodactyly, receding lower jaw, and joint laxity limited to the hands and feet, Dysostoses and increased ligament laxity

Arachnodactyly, receding lower jaw, and joint laxity limited to the hands and feet, Dysostoses and increased ligament laxity
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Achard syndrome: Related Conditions

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