Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

What is Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome?

What is Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome?

  • Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of cartilage which results in deterioration of the cartilage. Any part of the body with cartilage may be affected - ears, nose bridge, larynx, trachea, aortic heart valve and around joints. Symptoms are determined by the part of the body that is affected. Breathing problems and even death can occur if the cartilage in the breathing airways or the aortic valve are affected.

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

Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: Introduction

Types of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome:

Broader types of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome:

How serious is Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome?

Complications of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: see complications of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

What causes Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome?

Causes of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: see causes of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

What are the symptoms of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome?

Symptoms of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: see symptoms of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

Complications of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: see complications of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: Medical Geneticist, Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome.
Treatments for Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome: see treatments for Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

Name and Aliases of Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

Main name of condition: Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome

Other names or spellings for Meyenburg-Altherr-Uehlinger syndrome:

Ashkenazi syndrome, Kaksch' syndrome, Jaksch Wartenhorst's syndrome, Meyenburg's syndrome, von Jaksch' syndrome, von Jaksch Wartenhorst's syndrome, Atrophic polychondritis, cartilagenous arthritic deafness syndrome, Jaksch' syndrome

Ashkenazi syndrome, Atrophic polychondritis, cartilagenous arthritic deafness syndrome, Jaksch Wartenhorst's syndrome, Jaksch’ syndrome, Von Jaksch Wartenhorst's syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise