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What is Adams Nance syndrome?

What is Adams Nance syndrome?

  • Adams Nance syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, small eyes and the presence of excess glycine in the urine.

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

Adams Nance syndrome: Introduction

Types of Adams Nance syndrome:

Broader types of Adams Nance syndrome:

What causes Adams Nance syndrome?

Causes of Adams Nance syndrome: see causes of Adams Nance syndrome

What are the symptoms of Adams Nance syndrome?

Symptoms of Adams Nance syndrome: see symptoms of Adams Nance syndrome

Adams Nance syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adams Nance syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adams Nance syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Adams Nance syndrome

Main name of condition: Adams Nance syndrome

Other names or spellings for Adams Nance syndrome:

Tachycardia hypertension microphthalmos hyperglycinuria, Persistent tachycardia, paroxymal hypertension, seizures, hyperglycinuria, dominantly inherited microphthalmia, and cataracts

Persistent tachycardia, paroxymal hypertension, seizures, hyperglycinuria, dominantly inherited microphthalmia, and cataracts, Tachycardia hypertension microphthalmos hyperglycinuria
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Adams Nance syndrome: Related Conditions

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