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What is Bassoe syndrome?

What is Bassoe syndrome?

  • Bassoe syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by hypogonadism, cataracts during infancy and muscle weakness.

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

Bassoe syndrome: Introduction

Types of Bassoe syndrome:

Broader types of Bassoe syndrome:

What causes Bassoe syndrome?

Causes of Bassoe syndrome: see causes of Bassoe syndrome

What are the symptoms of Bassoe syndrome?

Symptoms of Bassoe syndrome: see symptoms of Bassoe syndrome

Bassoe syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bassoe syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bassoe syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Bassoe syndrome

Main name of condition: Bassoe syndrome

Other names or spellings for Bassoe syndrome:

muscular dystrophy [congenital infantile cataract - hypogonadism], Benign muscular dystrophy with hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism and congenital cataract

Benign muscular dystrophy with hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism and congenital cataract
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bassoe syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Bassoe syndrome:

 

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