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Martsolf syndrome

Martsolf syndrome: Introduction

Martsolf syndrome: A rare inherited condition characterized by mental retardation, cataracts, small head and hypogonadism (reduced production of hormones by ovaries or testes). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Martsolf syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Martsolf syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Martsolf syndrome?

Martsolf syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Martsolf syndrome

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Martsolf syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Martsolf 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 ...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke...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...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....read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion...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...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Martsolf syndrome

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Martsolf syndrome: Rare Types

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Martsolf syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Martsolf syndrome:

Mental deficiency, gonadal hypofunction, short stature, "old looking" face, cataracts, and other defects. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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