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Li-Fraumeni syndrome

Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Introduction

Li-Fraumeni syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by tumor development by young adulthood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Li-Fraumeni syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Li-Fraumeni syndrome

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Deaths

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Li-Fraumeni syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Li-Fraumeni syndrome

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Li-Fraumeni syndrome

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Li-Fraumeni syndrome

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Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Li-Fraumeni syndrome

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Definitions of Li-Fraumeni syndrome:

Familial syndrome of early breast carcinoma associated with soft tissue sarcomas and other tumors. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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