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FACES syndrome

FACES syndrome: Introduction

FACES syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, webbed fingers and toes and skeletal abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of FACES syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of FACES syndrome

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Causes of FACES syndrome

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FACES syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and FACES syndrome

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FACES syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: FACES syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for FACES syndrome

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Definitions of FACES syndrome:

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

 

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