Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Introduction
Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, congenital heart defects skin anomalies and frontal bossing.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
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symptoms of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
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occasional symptoms of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions which may be ...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be considered...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are various...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff"...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not often
seen by...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the ...read more »
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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome
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Definitions of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome:
A congenital anomaly/mental retardation syndrome marked by heart defects, characteristic facies, ectodermal abnormalities, and growth failure. CFC and Noonan syndromes are sometimes considered the same entity
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome, or a subtype of Cardiofaciocutaneous 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 Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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