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What is Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome?

What is Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome?

  • Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of skull bones and craniofacial abnormalities, finger and toe abnormalities.

Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome, or a subtype of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome:

Broader types of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome:

How serious is Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome?

Prognosis of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life. Generally a good prognosis and a normal life expectancy can be expected. The main symptom of concern is the mild mental retardation that can occur in some patients.
Complications of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: see complications of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

What causes Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome?

Causes of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: see causes of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome?

Symptoms of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: see symptoms of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Complications of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: see complications of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome.
Treatments for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: see treatments for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
Research for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: see research for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Main name of condition: Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome:

Greig syndrome, Hootnick-Holmes syndrome, cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome, craniofacial anomalies-polysyndactyly syndrome, craniofacial dysmorphism-polysyndactyly syndrome, familial polysyndactyly-craniofacial anomalies syndrome, frontodigital syndrome, polysyndactyly-craniofacila anomalies syndrome, polysyndactyly-craniofacial dysmorphism syndrome, polysyndactyly-dyscrania syndrome, polysyndactyly-peculiar skull syndrome, skull peculiar shape-polysyndactyly syndrome +, GCPS, Polysyndactyly with peculiar skull shape, Greig's Cephalopoly-Syndactyly, Cephalopolywebbed digits

GCPS, Greig syndrome, Polysyndactyly with peculiar skull shape
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome: Related Conditions

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