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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: Introduction

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: A rare congenital syndrome involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord and characterized by facial, head, skeletal and muscular abnormalities. Reduced fetal activity causes many of the problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Treatments for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop:
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. undescended testes
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: Complications

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Causes of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Prognosis for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

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Definitions of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia:

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

 

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