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What is Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome?

What is Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome?

  • Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by abnormal brain development (lissencephaly - smooth brain) and multiple joint contractures at birth.

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

Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: Introduction

Types of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome:

Broader types of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome:

What causes Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome?

Causes of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: see causes of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome

What are the symptoms of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome?

Symptoms of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: see symptoms of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome

Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: Neonatologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome.
Treatments for Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome: see treatments for Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome

Name and Aliases of Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome

Main name of condition: Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome

Other names or spellings for Massa-Casaer-Ceulemans syndrome:

arthrogryposis multiplex congenital [lissencephaly], Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita associated with lissencephaly, Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita lissencephaly

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita associated with lissencephaly
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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