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What is Kowarski syndrome?

What is Kowarski syndrome?

  • Kowarski syndrome: A condition resulting from the presence of ineffective growth hormone.

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

Kowarski syndrome: Introduction

Types of Kowarski syndrome:

Broader types of Kowarski syndrome:

What causes Kowarski syndrome?

Causes of Kowarski syndrome: see causes of Kowarski syndrome

What are the symptoms of Kowarski syndrome?

Symptoms of Kowarski syndrome: see symptoms of Kowarski syndrome

Kowarski syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Kowarski syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Kowarski syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Kowarski syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Kowarski syndrome.
Treatments for Kowarski syndrome: see treatments for Kowarski syndrome

Name and Aliases of Kowarski syndrome

Main name of condition: Kowarski syndrome

Other names or spellings for Kowarski syndrome:

biodefective growth hormone, pituitary dwarfism, type IV, Nanism due to growth hormone qualitative anomaly, Pituitary dwarfism with normal immunoreactive growth hormone, Pituitary dwarfism 4

Nanism due to growth hormone qualitative anomaly, Pituitary dwarfism IV, Pituitary dwarfism with normal immunoreactive growth hormone
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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