GEMSS syndrome: Introduction
GEMSS syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by stiff joints, short stature, glaucoma and a dislocated eye lens.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of GEMSS syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of GEMSS syndrome
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to GEMSS syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with GEMSS syndrome?
GEMSS syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Causes of GEMSS syndrome
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GEMSS 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:
- more undiagnosed conditions...»
Misdiagnosis and GEMSS 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...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 the arm to measure blood pressure can...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...read more »
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis".
This...read more »
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GEMSS syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: GEMSS syndrome
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Types of GEMSS syndrome
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Definitions of GEMSS syndrome:
GEMSS syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that GEMSS syndrome, or a subtype of GEMSS 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 GEMSS syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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