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MASS syndrome

MASS syndrome: Introduction

MASS syndrome: A genetic syndrome that is similar the Marfan syndrome but does not involve lens dislocation. It is a connective tissue disorder that involves the skeleton, skin, aorta and mitral valve. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of MASS syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of MASS syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with MASS syndrome?

Causes of MASS syndrome

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MASS syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and MASS syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal....read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...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 pressure can simply...read more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The...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 »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read more »

MASS syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: MASS syndrome

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MASS syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for MASS syndrome

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MASS syndrome: Animations

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Statistics for MASS syndrome

MASS syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of MASS syndrome:

MASS syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that MASS syndrome, or a subtype of MASS syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related MASS syndrome Info

More information about MASS syndrome

  1. MASS syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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