Laryngeal cleft: Introduction
Laryngeal cleft: A rare birth defect where there is an abnormal opening between the larynx and esophagus which allows food to get into the airways and even the lungs. The severity of the condition is determined by the size of the opening.
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causes, and treatments of Laryngeal cleft is available below.
Symptoms of Laryngeal cleft
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Laryngeal cleft?
Laryngeal cleft: Related Patient Stories
Laryngeal cleft: Deaths
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Laryngeal cleft: Complications
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Causes of Laryngeal cleft
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Disease Topics Related To Laryngeal cleft
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Laryngeal cleft: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Laryngeal cleft
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...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 fail to be...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases....read more »
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Laryngeal cleft: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Laryngeal cleft
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Laryngeal cleft: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Laryngeal cleft
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Research about Laryngeal cleft
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Statistics for Laryngeal cleft
Laryngeal cleft: Broader Related Topics
Types of Laryngeal cleft
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Definitions of Laryngeal cleft:
Laryngeal cleft is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Laryngeal cleft, or a subtype of Laryngeal cleft,
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 Laryngeal cleft as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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