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Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome

Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome: Introduction

Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by early tooth loss, relaxed joints, small stature and bone abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome

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Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome

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Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hajdu-Cheney 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 (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-diagnosed (it can, of course...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...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 arthritic condition...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome

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Definitions of Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome:

An osteolytic syndrome with skull deformities, characteristic facies, osteoporosis, premature loss of teeth, osteoporosis, joint laxity, short stature, dissolution of the terminal phalanges, haring loss, and a hoarse voice. Most patients have a normal mental development but some are mildly retarded. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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