Floating Harbor Syndrome
Floating Harbor Syndrome: Introduction
Floating Harbor Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by growth deficiency, typical facial appearance and speech delay.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Floating Harbor Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Floating Harbor Syndrome
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symptoms of Floating Harbor Syndrome
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Floating Harbor Syndrome?
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Floating Harbor Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Floating Harbor Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Floating Harbor Syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Floating Harbor Syndrome
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occasional symptoms of Floating Harbor Syndrome
Floating Harbor Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Floating Harbor 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 are anal itch (or ...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...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...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...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...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go...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 ...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...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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Definitions of Floating Harbor Syndrome:
A triad of short stature, speech and psychomotor development delay, and facial anomalies. The original cases were reported at the Boston Floating Hospital and Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, California, hence the name Floating-Harbor syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Floating Harbor Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Floating Harbor Syndrome, or a subtype of Floating Harbor 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 Floating Harbor Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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