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What is Leri-Weil syndrome?

What is Leri-Weil syndrome?

  • Leri-Weil syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short forearms, madelung deformity and short lower legs in some cases.

Leri-Weil syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Leri-Weil syndrome, or a subtype of Leri-Weil syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Leri-Weil syndrome: Introduction

Types of Leri-Weil syndrome:

Broader types of Leri-Weil syndrome:

How serious is Leri-Weil syndrome?

Complications of Leri-Weil syndrome: see complications of Leri-Weil syndrome

What causes Leri-Weil syndrome?

Causes of Leri-Weil syndrome: see causes of Leri-Weil syndrome

What are the symptoms of Leri-Weil syndrome?

Symptoms of Leri-Weil syndrome: see symptoms of Leri-Weil syndrome

Complications of Leri-Weil syndrome: see complications of Leri-Weil syndrome

Can anyone else get Leri-Weil syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Leri-Weil syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Leri-Weil syndrome

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Leri-Weil syndrome

Main name of condition: Leri-Weil syndrome

Other names or spellings for Leri-Weil syndrome:

Leri Weill dyschondrosteosis, Dyschondrosteosis, DCO, LWD, Leri-Weill syndrome

DCO, Dyschondrosteosis, LWD, Leri-weill dyschondrosteosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Leri-Weil syndrome: Related Conditions

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