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KBG Syndrome

KBG Syndrome: Introduction

KBG Syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder involving short stature, mental retardation, abnormal development of various bones. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of KBG Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of KBG Syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with KBG Syndrome?

KBG Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of KBG Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To KBG Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of KBG Syndrome

KBG Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and KBG 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...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as...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" around the...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition goes...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur...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...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: KBG Syndrome

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KBG Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for KBG Syndrome

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KBG Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of KBG Syndrome:

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

 

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