Char syndrome: Introduction
Char syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, abnormal little fingers and a heart abnormality.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Char syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Char syndrome
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symptoms of Char syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Char syndrome?
Char syndrome: Complications
Read more about complications of Char syndrome.
Causes of Char syndrome
Read more about causes of Char syndrome.
Char syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Char syndrome
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...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...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....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...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" around the arm...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more...read more »
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Char syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Char syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Char syndrome
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Definitions of Char syndrome:
Char syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Char syndrome, or a subtype of Char 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 Char syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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