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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symptoms of GAPO syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to GAPO syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with GAPO syndrome?
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GAPO syndrome: Complications
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Causes of GAPO syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To GAPO syndrome
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GAPO syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
- Vision & Eye: serious diseases often undiagnosed:
- Child Health Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
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Misdiagnosis and GAPO 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...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...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 »
Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of
extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed
as alopecia totalis.
Researchers estimate that about 1 per 100...read more »
Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average
percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans.
Some of the overlooked...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 migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
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GAPO syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Face / Facial / Oral Health Specialists:
- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: 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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