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 only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...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 common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from...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 something milder.
Some of the conditions which may be ...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 should be considered for any...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...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,...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...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 be...read more »
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Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome
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Kaplan-Plauchu-Fitch syndrome: Rare Types
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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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