Acheiropodia: A rare birth defect where infants are born without hands or feet.
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causes, and treatments of Acheiropodia is available below.
Symptoms of Acheiropodia
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Causes of Acheiropodia
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Disease Topics Related To Acheiropodia
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Acheiropodia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Acheiropodia
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Acheiropodia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Definitions of Acheiropodia:
Acheiropodia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Acheiropodia, or a subtype of Acheiropodia,
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 Acheiropodia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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