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McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Introduction

McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, skeletal abnormalities and fine, fragile hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia is available below.

Symptoms of McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

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McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Complications

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Causes of McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

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McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

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 »

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 course, also fail to be...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...read more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed...read more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions...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 migraines can also occur in...read more »

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Definitions of McKusick type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia:

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

 

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