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Cephalopolysyndactyly

Cephalopolysyndactyly: Introduction

Cephalopolysyndactyly: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of skull bones and craniofacial abnormalities, finger and toe abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is variable with many cases remaining undiagnosed because their condition is relatively mild and doesn't cause many problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cephalopolysyndactyly is available below.

Symptoms of Cephalopolysyndactyly

Treatments for Cephalopolysyndactyly

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop:
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. webbed digits, extra digits, hydrocephalus
  • Anti-seizure medication may be needed for those who develop seizures
  • Appropriate educational support is required for those who have mental retardation or learning problems
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Cephalopolysyndactyly

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Cephalopolysyndactyly: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cephalopolysyndactyly

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Prognosis for Cephalopolysyndactyly

Prognosis for Cephalopolysyndactyly: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life. Generally a good prognosis and a normal life expectancy can be expected. The main symptom of concern is the mild mental retardation that can occur in some patients.

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Definitions of Cephalopolysyndactyly:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cephalopolysyndactyly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Cephalopolysyndactyly Info

More information about Cephalopolysyndactyly

  1. Cephalopolysyndactyly: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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