EEC syndrome: Introduction
EEC syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by absence of fingers and toes, ectodermal dysplasia and cleft lip or cleft palate.
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causes, and treatments of EEC syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of EEC syndrome
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symptoms of EEC syndrome
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EEC syndrome: Complications
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Causes of EEC syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To EEC syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of EEC syndrome
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occasional symptoms of EEC syndrome
Misdiagnosis and EEC syndrome
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Definitions of EEC syndrome:
EEC syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that EEC syndrome, or a subtype of EEC 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 EEC syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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