Filippi Syndrome: Introduction
Filippi Syndrome: A very rare disorder involving finger and toe abnormalities, a small head, characteristic face and physical and mental retardation. The number of digits involved and extent of webbing between digits is variable as are many of the other features.
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causes, and treatments of Filippi Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Filippi Syndrome
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Treatments for Filippi Syndrome
- Treatment varies depending on the specific symptoms that occur. Surgical intervention may be required to correct certain defects. Genetic counseling is also recommended
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Filippi Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Filippi Syndrome
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Filippi Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Filippi 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...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...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-diagnosed
(it can,...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of...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 ...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries,...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as ...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the...read more »
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Prognosis for Filippi Syndrome
Prognosis for Filippi Syndrome:
Prognosis varies depending on the individual range and severity of symptoms. Early diagnosis and appropriate management of symptoms as they arise can improve the prognosis.
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Definitions of Filippi Syndrome:
A craniodigital syndrome characterized by unusual facial appearance with microcephaly, high frontal hairline, thin nose with deep epicanthal folds, and short palpebral fissures in association with cleft palate, digital anomalies, and developmental delay.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Filippi Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Filippi Syndrome, or a subtype of Filippi 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 Filippi Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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