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Chondroectodermal dysplasia

Chondroectodermal dysplasia: Introduction

Chondroectodermal dysplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by dwarfism, extra fingers and/or toes and nail and hair abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chondroectodermal dysplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Chondroectodermal dysplasia

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Chondroectodermal dysplasia: Deaths

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Chondroectodermal dysplasia: Complications

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Causes of Chondroectodermal dysplasia

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Chondroectodermal dysplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 ...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...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...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat....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,...read more »

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Chondroectodermal dysplasia: Rare Types

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Definitions of Chondroectodermal dysplasia:

Chondrodysplasia of long bones affecting mainly the distal ends of extremities and resulting in short-limb dwarfism, hexadactyly of the fingers and less frequently the toes; ectodermal dysplasia with nail and hair abnormalities, and congenital heart defects. Associated abnormalities may include cryptorchidism, epispadias, talipes equinovalgus, and Dandy-Walker syndrome (absence of cerebellar vermis, hydrocephalus, and posterior fossa cyst continuous with the fourth ventricle). Some patients are retarded. The largest pedigree was observed in Old Order Amish in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and some cases were reported in Australian Aborigines. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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