Jeune syndrome: Introduction
Jeune syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limbs, underdeveloped iliac wings and a narrow rigid thoracic cage that often results in asphyxiation.
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causes, and treatments of Jeune syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Jeune syndrome
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Jeune syndrome: Deaths
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Jeune syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Jeune syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Jeune syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Jeune syndrome
- Notching of distal end of metacarpal bones
- Notching at distal end of metatarsal bones
- Lacunar skull
- Direct hyperbilirubinemia
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occasional symptoms of Jeune syndrome
Jeune syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Jeune 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-diagnosed
(it can, of...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...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 sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children....read more »
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Definitions of Jeune syndrome:
Jeune syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Jeune syndrome, or a subtype of Jeune 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 Jeune syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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