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Marden-Walker Syndrome

Marden-Walker Syndrome: Introduction

Marden-Walker Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by blepharophimosis, joint contractures and fixed facial expression. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Marden-Walker Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Marden-Walker Syndrome

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Marden-Walker Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Marden-Walker Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Marden-Walker Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Marden-Walker Syndrome

Marden-Walker Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Marden-Walker 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...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 be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...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 pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...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 sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". This arthritic...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Marden-Walker Syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Marden-Walker Syndrome

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Definitions of Marden-Walker Syndrome:

A constellation of immobile facies, blepharophimosis, micrognathia, microcephaly, midfacial hypoplasia, multiple contractures, hypotonia, arachnodactyly, developmental delay, and other anomalies. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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