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What is Fountain Syndrome?

What is Fountain Syndrome?

  • Fountain Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder involving mental retardation, sensorineural deafness, skeletal defects, coarse facial features and full lips.

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

Fountain Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Fountain Syndrome:

Broader types of Fountain Syndrome:

What causes Fountain Syndrome?

Causes of Fountain Syndrome: see causes of Fountain Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Fountain Syndrome?

Symptoms of Fountain Syndrome: see symptoms of Fountain Syndrome

Onset of Fountain Syndrome: birth

Fountain Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fountain Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fountain Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fountain Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fountain Syndrome.
Treatments for Fountain Syndrome: see treatments for Fountain Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Fountain Syndrome

Main name of condition: Fountain Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Fountain Syndrome:

mental retardation [sensorineural deafness - skeletal defects - coarse face - full lips]

Mental retardation-deafnes, skeletal abnormalities, coarse face with full lips
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Fountain Syndrome: Related Conditions

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