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Diseases » Muenke Syndrome » Summary
 

What is Muenke Syndrome?

What is Muenke Syndrome?

  • Muenke Syndrome: A rare inherited condition characterized by the premature fusion of particular skull bones.

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

Muenke Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Muenke Syndrome:

Broader types of Muenke Syndrome:

How many people get Muenke Syndrome?

Prevalance of Muenke Syndrome: estimated 1 per 30,000 newborns suffer from Muenke syndrome, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Muenke Syndrome: approx 1 in 30,000 or 0.00% or 9,066 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Muenke Syndrome?

Complications of Muenke Syndrome: see complications of Muenke Syndrome

What causes Muenke Syndrome?

Causes of Muenke Syndrome: see causes of Muenke Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Muenke Syndrome?

Symptoms of Muenke Syndrome: see symptoms of Muenke Syndrome

Complications of Muenke Syndrome: see complications of Muenke Syndrome

Can anyone else get Muenke Syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Muenke Syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Muenke Syndrome

Muenke Syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muenke Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muenke Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muenke Syndrome.
Treatments for Muenke Syndrome: see treatments for Muenke Syndrome
Research for Muenke Syndrome: see research for Muenke Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Muenke Syndrome

Main name of condition: Muenke Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Muenke Syndrome:

FGFR3-related craniosynostosis, FGFR3-related isolated coronal synostosis, FGFR3-associated coronal synostosis, Muenke nonsyndromic coronal craniosynostosis, Syndrome of coronal craniosynostosis

Muenke nonsyndromic coronal craniosynostosis, Syndrome of coronal craniosynostosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Muenke Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Muenke Syndrome:

 

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