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What is Mehes syndrome?

What is Mehes syndrome?

  • Mehes syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by delayed speech, an asymmetrical face, crossed eyes and ear lobe creases.

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

Mehes syndrome: Introduction

Types of Mehes syndrome:

Broader types of Mehes syndrome:

What causes Mehes syndrome?

Causes of Mehes syndrome: see causes of Mehes syndrome

What are the symptoms of Mehes syndrome?

Symptoms of Mehes syndrome: see symptoms of Mehes syndrome

Mehes syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mehes syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mehes syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Mehes syndrome

Main name of condition: Mehes syndrome

Other names or spellings for Mehes syndrome:

Delayed speech facial asymetry strabismus ear lobe creases, delayed speech [facial asymmetry - strabismus - ear lobe creases], Delayed speech development, facial asymmetry, strabismus, and transverse ear lobe creases

Delayed speech development, facial asymmetry, strabismus, and transverse ear lobe creases
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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