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Filippi Syndrome

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Filippi Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Filippi Syndrome

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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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Filippi Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Filippi Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Filippi Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Filippi Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Filippi Syndrome

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 symptoms. Although the most common symptoms...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...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...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, of course, also fail to...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,...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...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, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The...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...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 Parkinson's disease or dementia (such 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...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...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Filippi Syndrome

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Filippi Syndrome: Rare Types

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Filippi Syndrome: Animations

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.

Statistics for Filippi Syndrome

Filippi Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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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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