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What is Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome?

What is Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome?

  • Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by severe mental deficiency, large ears, hypogonadism and other abnormalities.
  • Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: Microcephaly, characteristic facies (swelling, p prominent supraorbital ridges and narrow palpebral fissures), obesity, epilepsy, and hypogonadism, and mental deficiency.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome:

Broader types of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome:

How serious is Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome?

Complications of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: see complications of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

What causes Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome?

Causes of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: see causes of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome?

Symptoms of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: see symptoms of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

Complications of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: see complications of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome.
Treatments for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: see treatments for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome
Research for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: see research for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

Main name of condition: Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome:

Borjeson Syndrome, BFLS, BORJ, Mental deficiency, epilepsy and endocrine disorders

Mental deficiency, epilepsy and endocrine disorders, Borjeson Syndrome, BFLS, BORJ
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann Syndrome:

 

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