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What is Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness?

What is Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness?

  • Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: A rare inherited disorder characterized by blood clotting problems due to abnormal blood platelet shape and progressive sensorineural hearing loss. The hearing loss starts prior to the 3rd decade with profound hearing loss occurring by the 4th decade. The platelet disorder starts in early childhood but usually causes no symptoms.

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

Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: Introduction

Types of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness:

Broader types of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness:

What causes Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness?

Causes of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: see causes of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness

What are the symptoms of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness?

Symptoms of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: see symptoms of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness

Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: Hematologist, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness.
Treatments for Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness: see treatments for Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness

Name and Aliases of Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness

Main name of condition: Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness

Other names or spellings for Macrothrombocytopenia -- progressive deafness:

Brodie Chole Griffin syndrome

Brodie Chole Griffin syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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