Metatropic dwarfism: Introduction
Metatropic dwarfism: A rare genetic disorder characterized by extremely small stature, short limbs and skeletal abnormalities.
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causes, and treatments of Metatropic dwarfism is available below.
Symptoms of Metatropic dwarfism
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symptoms of Metatropic dwarfism
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Metatropic dwarfism:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
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Metatropic dwarfism: Deaths
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Metatropic dwarfism: Complications
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Causes of Metatropic dwarfism
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Disease Topics Related To Metatropic dwarfism
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Less Common Symptoms of Metatropic dwarfism
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Metatropic dwarfism: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Metatropic dwarfism
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or...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 diagnosed with fatal...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 measure...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...read more »
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis".
This...read more »
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Metatropic dwarfism: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Metatropic dwarfism
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Types of Metatropic dwarfism
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Definitions of Metatropic dwarfism:
Metatropic dwarfism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Metatropic dwarfism, or a subtype of Metatropic dwarfism,
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 Metatropic dwarfism as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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