Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: Introduction
Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by cone-shaped skull, short stature, deafness and various facial and digital abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
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symptoms of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome?
Causes of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
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Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause...read more »
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 altogether too...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...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat....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...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, also...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"...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...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely...read more »
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Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
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Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: Rare Types
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Types of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
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Definitions of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome:
Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome, or a subtype of Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch 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 Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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