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What is Bamforth syndrome?

What is Bamforth syndrome?

  • Bamforth syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning.

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

Bamforth syndrome: Introduction

Types of Bamforth syndrome:

Broader types of Bamforth syndrome:

How serious is Bamforth syndrome?

Complications of Bamforth syndrome: see complications of Bamforth syndrome

What causes Bamforth syndrome?

Causes of Bamforth syndrome: see causes of Bamforth syndrome

What are the symptoms of Bamforth syndrome?

Symptoms of Bamforth syndrome: see symptoms of Bamforth syndrome

Complications of Bamforth syndrome: see complications of Bamforth syndrome

Bamforth syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bamforth syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bamforth syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bamforth syndrome: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bamforth syndrome.
Treatments for Bamforth syndrome: see treatments for Bamforth syndrome

Name and Aliases of Bamforth syndrome

Main name of condition: Bamforth syndrome

Other names or spellings for Bamforth syndrome:

hypothyroidism [cleft palate], Hypothyroidism cleft palate Hypothyroidism, athyroidal, with spiky hair and cleft palate, Bamforth-Lazarus syndrome

Bamforth-Lazarus syndrome, Hypothyroidism cleft palate Hypothyroidism, athyroidal, with spiky hair and cleft palate
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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