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Maffucci Syndrome

Maffucci Syndrome: Introduction

Maffucci Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign cartilage overgrowths, skeletal deformities and dark red irregular skin patches. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Maffucci Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Maffucci Syndrome

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Maffucci Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Maffucci Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Maffucci Syndrome

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Maffucci Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Maffucci Syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Maffucci Syndrome

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Definitions of 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

 

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