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What is Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome?

What is Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome?

  • Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by the association of a melanoma with a type of brain tumor called an astrocytoma. The exact symptoms may vary depending on the exact location of the brain tumor.

Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome, or a subtype of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: Introduction

Types of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome:

Broader types of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome:

How serious is Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome?

Complications of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: see complications of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome

What causes Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome?

Causes of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: see causes of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome

What are the symptoms of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome?

Symptoms of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: see symptoms of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome

Complications of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: see complications of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome

Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome

Main name of condition: Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome

Other names or spellings for Melanoma -- astrocytoma syndrome:

Melanoma and neural system tumor syndrome, Cutaneous malignant melanoma and cerebral astrocytoma, Familial proneness to melanoma and nervous system tumors

Cutaneous malignant melanoma and cerebral astrocytoma, Familial proneness to melanoma and nervous system tumors, Melanoma and neural system tumor syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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