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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symptoms of Marden-Walker Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
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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
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occasional symptoms of Marden-Walker Syndrome
Marden-Walker Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
- Vision & Eye: serious diseases often undiagnosed:
- Child Health Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
- more undiagnosed conditions...»
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 even absent symptoms....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...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...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 misdiagnosis of...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"....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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Statistics for Marden-Walker Syndrome
Marden-Walker Syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of 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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