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Greig syndrome

Introduction: Greig syndrome

Description of Greig syndrome

Greig syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of...more »

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Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
  »Causes of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
  »Treatments for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Greig syndrome: Multiple limb and genital abnormalities with short stature, hypertelorism, downslanting palpebral fissures, anteverted nostrils joint laxity, shawl scrotum, and occasional mental retardation. The phenotype varies with age and postpuberal males have only minor remnant manifestations of the prepuberal phenotype.
Source: Diseases Database

Greig syndrome: Related Topics

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Greig syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Greig syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Greig syndrome as a Disease

Greig syndrome: Another name for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
  »Causes of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome
  »Treatments for Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome

Greig syndrome: Related Diseases

Greig syndrome: Greig syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Greig syndrome

Some of the causes of Greig syndrome are included in the list below:

  • The condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner

Symptoms of Greig syndrome (Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Greig syndrome incude:

Treatments for Greig syndrome (Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome)

Treatments for Greig syndrome (Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome) include:

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop:
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. webbed digits, extra digits, hydrocephalus
  • Anti-seizure medication may be needed for those who develop seizures
  • Appropriate educational support is required for those who have mental retardation or learning problems

Treatment of Greig syndrome: For more treatment information about Greig syndrome, see treatment of Greig Cephalopolysyndactyly Syndrome (Greig syndrome)

Greig syndrome: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Greig syndrome:

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Terms Similar to Greig syndrome:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

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