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What is McDonough syndrome?

What is McDonough syndrome?

  • McDonough syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation and multiple birth abnormalities such as heart defects, undescended testes, curved spine and distinctive facial appearance.

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

McDonough syndrome: Introduction

Types of McDonough syndrome:

Broader types of McDonough syndrome:

What causes McDonough syndrome?

Causes of McDonough syndrome: see causes of McDonough syndrome

What are the symptoms of McDonough syndrome?

Symptoms of McDonough syndrome: see symptoms of McDonough syndrome

McDonough syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for McDonough syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and McDonough syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for McDonough syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for McDonough syndrome.
Treatments for McDonough syndrome: see treatments for McDonough syndrome

Name and Aliases of McDonough syndrome

Main name of condition: McDonough syndrome

Other names or spellings for McDonough syndrome:

intellectual deficit [multiple anomalies], Mental retardation, peculiar facies, kyphoscoliosis, diastasis recti, cryptorchidism, and congenital heart defect

Mental retardation, peculiar facies, kyphoscoliosis, diastasis recti, cryptorchidism, and congenital heart defect
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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