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What is Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome?

What is Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome?

  • Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by a small head and calcification in the brain.

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

Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: Introduction

Types of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome:

Broader types of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome:

What causes Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome?

Causes of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: see causes of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome

What are the symptoms of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome?

Symptoms of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: see symptoms of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome

Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome.
Treatments for Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: see treatments for Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome

Name and Aliases of Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome

Main name of condition: Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome

Other names or spellings for Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome:

microcephaly [intracranial calcification], Microcephaly intracranial calcification

Microcephaly intracranial calcification
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Baraitser Brett Piesowicz syndrome:

 

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