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Melnick-Fraser syndrome

Melnick-Fraser syndrome: Introduction

Melnick-Fraser syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by hearing loss and kidney malformations. Type 1 involves a defect on the EYA1 gene on chromosome 8q13.3. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Melnick-Fraser syndrome is available below.

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Definitions of Melnick-Fraser syndrome:

An autosomal dominant disorder manifested by various combinations of preauricular pits, branchial fistulae or cysts, lacrimal duct stenosis, hearing loss, structural defects of the outer, middle, or inner ear, and renal dysplasia. Associated defects include asthenic habitus, long narrow facies, constricted palate, deep overbite, and myopia. Hearing loss may be due to Mondini type cochlear defect and stapes fixation. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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  1. Melnick-Fraser syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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