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What is Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia?

What is Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia?

  • Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: A rare genetic bone development disorder characterized mainly by an unusual angel-shaped ends of some bones (fingers and hips) which leads to early osteoarthritis.

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

Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia:

Broader types of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia:

What causes Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia?

Causes of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: see causes of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia?

Symptoms of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: see symptoms of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia.
Treatments for Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: see treatments for Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia

Name and Aliases of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia

Main name of condition: Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia:

APSED, ASPED

ASPED, ASPED
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: Related Conditions

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