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What is Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum?

What is Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum?

  • Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by a large head and multiple lipomas and hemangiomas. The severity of the disorder is variable.

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

Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: Introduction

Types of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum:

Broader types of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum:

Who gets Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum?

Gender Ratio for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: male predominance

What causes Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum?

Causes of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: see causes of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum

What are the symptoms of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum?

Symptoms of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: see symptoms of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum

Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum.
Treatments for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum: see treatments for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum

Name and Aliases of Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum

Main name of condition: Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum

Other names or spellings for Macrocephaly mesodermal hamartoma spectrum:

Gigantism, partial, of hands and feet, nevi, hemihypertrophy, and macrocephaly, Elattoproteus syndrome

Elattoproteus syndrome, Gigantism, partial, of hands and feet, nevi, hemihypertrophy, and macrocephaly
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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