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What is Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome?

What is Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome?

  • Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a prominent forehead, cloudy corneas, low nasal bridge, underdeveloped chest and short limbs.

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

Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: Introduction

Types of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome:

Broader types of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome:

What causes Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome?

Causes of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: see causes of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome

What are the symptoms of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome?

Symptoms of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: see symptoms of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome

Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome.
Treatments for Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome: see treatments for Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome

Name and Aliases of Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome

Main name of condition: Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome

Other names or spellings for Akaba-Hayasaka syndrome:

platyspondylic lethal chondrodysplasia, Frontal bossing, cloudy corneae, low nasal ridge, and micrognathia, hypoplastic thorax, and rhizomelic micromelia

Frontal bossing, cloudy corneae, low nasal ridge, and micrognathia, hypoplastic thorax, and rhizomelic micromelia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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