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What is KBG Syndrome?

What is KBG Syndrome?

  • KBG Syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder involving short stature, mental retardation, abnormal development of various bones.

KBG Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that KBG Syndrome, or a subtype of KBG 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 KBG Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

KBG Syndrome: Introduction

Types of KBG Syndrome:

Broader types of KBG Syndrome:

What causes KBG Syndrome?

Causes of KBG Syndrome: see causes of KBG Syndrome

What are the symptoms of KBG Syndrome?

Symptoms of KBG Syndrome: see symptoms of KBG Syndrome

Onset of KBG Syndrome: birth

KBG Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for KBG Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and KBG Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for KBG Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for KBG Syndrome.
Treatments for KBG Syndrome: see treatments for KBG Syndrome
Research for KBG Syndrome: see research for KBG Syndrome

Name and Aliases of KBG Syndrome

Main name of condition: KBG Syndrome

Other names or spellings for KBG Syndrome:

Herman syndrome, Short stature [facial/skeletal anomalies - mental retardation - macrodontia], Short stature, characteristic facies, macrodontia, mental retardation, and skeletal anomalies, KBG-like syndrome

Short stature, characteristic facies, macrodontia, mental retardation, and skeletal anomalies
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

KBG Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, KBG Syndrome:

 

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