Maffucci Syndrome: Introduction
Maffucci Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign cartilage overgrowths, skeletal deformities and dark red irregular skin patches.
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causes, and treatments of Maffucci Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Maffucci Syndrome
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Causes of Maffucci Syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Maffucci Syndrome
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Maffucci Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Maffucci Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »
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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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