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GAPO syndrome

GAPO syndrome: Introduction

GAPO syndrome: A rare condition characterized by retarded growth, alopecia, otpic atrophy and failure of teeth to erupt. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of GAPO syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of GAPO syndrome

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GAPO syndrome: Complications

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Causes of GAPO syndrome

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GAPO syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and GAPO syndrome

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Definitions of GAPO syndrome:

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

 

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