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Diseases » Acrodysostosis » Summary
 

What is Acrodysostosis?

What is Acrodysostosis?

  • Acrodysostosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short hands, small nose, mental deficiency and hand and foot deformities.

Acrodysostosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acrodysostosis, or a subtype of Acrodysostosis, 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 Acrodysostosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Acrodysostosis: Introduction

Types of Acrodysostosis:

Broader types of Acrodysostosis:

How serious is Acrodysostosis?

Complications of Acrodysostosis: see complications of Acrodysostosis

What causes Acrodysostosis?

Causes of Acrodysostosis: see causes of Acrodysostosis

What are the symptoms of Acrodysostosis?

Symptoms of Acrodysostosis: see symptoms of Acrodysostosis

Complications of Acrodysostosis: see complications of Acrodysostosis

Can anyone else get Acrodysostosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Acrodysostosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Acrodysostosis

Acrodysostosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acrodysostosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acrodysostosis.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Acrodysostosis

Main name of condition: Acrodysostosis

Other names or spellings for Acrodysostosis:

Arkless-Graham syndrome, Maroteaux-Malamut syndrome, acrodysplasia 1, Acrodysplasia, Nasal hypoplasia-peripheral dysostosis-mental retardation syndrome, Peripheral dysostosis-nasal hypoplasia-mental retardation (PNM) syndrome

Acrodysplasia, Arkless-Graham syndrome, Maroteaux-Malamut syndrome, Nasal hypoplasia-peripheral dysostosis-mental retardation syndrome, Peripheral dysostosis-nasal hypoplasia-mental retardation (PNM) syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acrodysostosis: Related Conditions

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