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Diseases » Maffucci Syndrome » Summary
 

What is Maffucci Syndrome?

What is Maffucci Syndrome?

  • Maffucci Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign cartilage overgrowths, skeletal deformities and dark red irregular skin patches.
  • Maffucci Syndrome: Benign growths of cartilage in the metaphyses of several bones.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Maffucci Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Maffucci Syndrome:

Broader types of Maffucci Syndrome:

How serious is Maffucci Syndrome?

Complications of Maffucci Syndrome: see complications of Maffucci Syndrome

What causes Maffucci Syndrome?

Causes of Maffucci Syndrome: see causes of Maffucci Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Maffucci Syndrome?

Symptoms of Maffucci Syndrome: see symptoms of Maffucci Syndrome

Complications of Maffucci Syndrome: see complications of Maffucci Syndrome

Maffucci Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Maffucci Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Maffucci Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Maffucci Syndrome: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Maffucci Syndrome.
Treatments for Maffucci Syndrome: see treatments for Maffucci Syndrome
Research for Maffucci Syndrome: see research for Maffucci Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Maffucci Syndrome

Main name of condition: Maffucci Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Maffucci Syndrome:

Dyschondrodysplasia with Hemangiomas, Enchondromatosis with Multiple Cavernous Hemangiomas, Hemangiomatosis Chondrodystrophica, Kast Syndrome, Multiple Angiomas and Endochondromas

Multiple enchondrosis, Ollier's disease, Enchondromatosis Source - Diseases Database

Dyschondrodysplasia with Hemangiomas, Enchondromatosis with Multiple Cavernous Hemangiomas, Hemangiomatosis Chondrodystrophica, Kast Syndrome, Multiple Angiomas and Endochondromas
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Maffucci Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Maffucci Syndrome:

 

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