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What is Aniridia -- absent patella?

What is Aniridia -- absent patella?

  • Aniridia -- absent patella: A rare genetic condition characterized by an abnormal or missing kneecap as well as the absence of the iris of the eye.

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

Aniridia -- absent patella: Introduction

Types of Aniridia -- absent patella:

Broader types of Aniridia -- absent patella:

What causes Aniridia -- absent patella?

Causes of Aniridia -- absent patella: see causes of Aniridia -- absent patella

What are the symptoms of Aniridia -- absent patella?

Symptoms of Aniridia -- absent patella: see symptoms of Aniridia -- absent patella

Aniridia -- absent patella: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Aniridia -- absent patella.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Aniridia -- absent patella.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Aniridia -- absent patella: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Aniridia -- absent patella.
Treatments for Aniridia -- absent patella: see treatments for Aniridia -- absent patella

Name and Aliases of Aniridia -- absent patella

Main name of condition: Aniridia -- absent patella

Other names or spellings for Aniridia -- absent patella:

Familial syndrome of aniridia and absence of the patella

Familial syndrome of aniridia and absence of the patella
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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