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Jeune syndrome

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, 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

  • Polydactyly
  • Notching of distal end of metacarpal bones
  • Notching at distal end of metatarsal bones
  • Lacunar skull
  • Direct hyperbilirubinemia
  • more symptoms...»

Jeune syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Jeune syndrome

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Jeune syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Jeune syndrome

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Jeune syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Jeune syndrome

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Jeune syndrome: Animations

Research about Jeune syndrome

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Statistics for Jeune syndrome

Jeune syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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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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