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McDonough syndrome

McDonough syndrome: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of McDonough syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of McDonough syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with McDonough syndrome?

McDonough syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of McDonough syndrome

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McDonough syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and McDonough 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...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 actually have...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. It should be...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...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...read more »

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

McDonough syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: McDonough syndrome

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McDonough syndrome: Rare Types

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McDonough syndrome: Animations

Statistics for McDonough syndrome

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Definitions of McDonough syndrome:

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

 

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