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Michels-Caskey syndrome

Michels-Caskey syndrome: Introduction

Michels-Caskey syndrome: A very rare disorder characterized by underdeveloped thumbs, spine deformities and lack of development of the female reproductive organs such as the uterus and vagina (mullerian duct aplasia). The external genitalia may appear to be normal. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Michels-Caskey syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Michels-Caskey syndrome

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Causes of Michels-Caskey syndrome

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Michels-Caskey syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Michels-Caskey syndrome

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Michels-Caskey syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Michels-Caskey syndrome:

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

Related Michels-Caskey syndrome Info

More information about Michels-Caskey syndrome

  1. Michels-Caskey syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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