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Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome

Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome: Introduction

Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, congenital heart disease and an abnormal membrane of tissue across the larynx. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome

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Causes of Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome

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Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen 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 »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack...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...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 the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more...read more »

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Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome:

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

 

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