Fairbank disease: Introduction
Fairbank disease: A rare inherited disorder that affects the secondary growth centers of bones usually in the hips, knees and ankles and results in mild dwarfism.
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causes, and treatments of Fairbank disease is available below.
Symptoms of Fairbank disease
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symptoms of Fairbank disease
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Fairbank disease: Related Patient Stories
Fairbank disease: Complications
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Causes of Fairbank disease
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Less Common Symptoms of Fairbank disease
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Fairbank disease: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Fairbank disease
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 anal...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...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 to measure...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 also...read more »
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Types of Fairbank disease
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Definitions of Fairbank disease:
A severe bone dysplasia in which osteopathia striata is associated with cranial sclerosis, dysmorphic facies, cleft palate, deafness, heart defects, and vertebral anomalies with variability of expression. Neurological findings range from normal development to psychomotor retardation and hydrocephalus.
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Fairbank disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Fairbank disease, or a subtype of Fairbank disease,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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