Bamforth syndrome: Introduction
Bamforth syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning.
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causes, and treatments of Bamforth syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Bamforth syndrome
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Definitions of Bamforth syndrome:
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
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