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Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2

Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2: Introduction

Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2: A rare inherited lethal disorder characterized by multiple congenital contractures. Type 2 occurs as a result of a genetic defect on chromosome 12q13. Type 2 differs from type 1 in that it includes additional head, face and eye symptoms and hydrops, joint webbing and fractures were usually absent. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2

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Causes of Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2

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Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2

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Prognosis for Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2

Prognosis for Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2: though death usually occurs soon after birth, rare cases have survived past the first decade

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Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2, or a subtype of Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2

  1. Lethal congenital contracture syndrome 2: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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