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Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias: Introduction

Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias: A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features, genital abnormalities, esophageal defect and difficulty swallowing. Males are more severely affected than females. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias is available below.

Symptoms of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

Treatments for Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

  • Treatment involves managing symptoms as they develop or repairing defects if possible:
  • Surgery may be needed to correct malformations or defects such as cleft lip or palate, heart defects, imperforate anus and trachea-esophageal defects
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is also recommended
  • Tracheostomy may be required if the airway is compromised due to laryngeal or esophageal defects
  • Speech therapy may be required for speech problems resulting from cleft lip or palate
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Causes of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

  • The condition is caused by a genetic defect which can be inherited in a X-linked or autosomal dominant manner
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only ...read more »

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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 fail to be diagnosed with...read more »

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease...read more »

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Prognosis for Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

Prognosis for Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of the symptoms which can vary considerably amongst patients. Prognosis and quality of life can be improved by appropriate treatment and monitoring. Most patients have a normal life span and normal growth.

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Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias, or a subtype of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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