Holt-Oram Syndrome: Introduction
Holt-Oram Syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by hand, arm and heart abnormalities. Bone abnormalities usually affect the left arm more than the right and occasionally only one arm and/or hand is affected.
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causes, and treatments of Holt-Oram Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Holt-Oram Syndrome
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symptoms of Holt-Oram Syndrome
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Holt-Oram Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Holt-Oram Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Holt-Oram Syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Holt-Oram Syndrome
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occasional symptoms of Holt-Oram Syndrome
Holt-Oram Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Holt-Oram Syndrome
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...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...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...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,
whereas there are various less...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...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can...read more »
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Definitions of Holt-Oram Syndrome:
Characterized by malformations of bones of the thumbs, hands and forearms and/or abnormalities of the heart; in many infants, the thumbs and wrists may be absent, underdeveloped or have an extra bone; scapulae, clavicles, and/or other bones may also be abnormal.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Holt-Oram Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Holt-Oram Syndrome, or a subtype of Holt-Oram 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 Holt-Oram Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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