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Dubowitz Syndrome

Dubowitz Syndrome: Introduction

Dubowitz Syndrome: A rare genetic and developmental disorder characterized by infantile eczema, small stature, microcephaly and peculiar facial features. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dubowitz Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Dubowitz Syndrome

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Dubowitz Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Dubowitz Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Dubowitz Syndrome

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Dubowitz Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dubowitz 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...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal...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...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...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 migraines can...read more »

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Definitions of Dubowitz Syndrome:

A syndrome of intrauterine dwarfism, short stature, mental retardation, sparse hair, eczema, and characteristic facies. The phenotype varies from normal growth and head circumference with mild psychomotor retardation and lack of eczema to severe growth and mental retardation, microcephaly, behavioral problems, aplastic anemia, immunological disorders, neoplasms, and eczema Some features of this syndrome are similar to those in Bloom and fetal alcohol syndromes. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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