Bruck syndrome: Introduction
Bruck syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by weak, brittle bones and abnormal knee, ankle and foot joints (congenital contractures) at birth. There are two different subtypes of the disorder, each with a different genetic defect origin.
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causes, and treatments of Bruck syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Bruck syndrome
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Bruck syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Bruck syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Bruck syndrome
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Misdiagnosis and Bruck syndrome
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Definitions of Bruck syndrome:
Bruck syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Bruck syndrome, or a subtype of Bruck 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 Bruck syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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