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What is Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome?

What is Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome?

  • Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a small head and deafness.

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

Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: Introduction

Types of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome:

Broader types of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome:

What causes Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome?

Causes of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: see causes of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome

What are the symptoms of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome?

Symptoms of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: see symptoms of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome

Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: Neurologist, Otolaryngologist, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome.
Treatments for Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome: see treatments for Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome

Name and Aliases of Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome

Main name of condition: Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome

Other names or spellings for Microcephaly -- deafness syndrome:

Kawashima tsuji syndrome, Syndrome of microcephaly, deafness/malformed ears, mental retardation and peculiar facies

Kawashima tsuji syndrome, Syndrome of microcephaly, deafness/malformed ears, mental retardation and peculiar facies
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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