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Nail-Patella Syndrome

Nail-Patella Syndrome: Introduction

Nail-Patella Syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by small or absent kneecap and ridged and/or absent nails as well as other abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nail-Patella Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Nail-Patella Syndrome

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Nail-Patella Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Nail-Patella Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Nail-Patella Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Nail-Patella Syndrome

Misdiagnosis and Nail-Patella Syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Nail-Patella Syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Nail-Patella Syndrome

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Definitions of Nail-Patella Syndrome:

A syndrome of multiple abnormalities characterized by the absence or hypoplasia of the PATELLA and congenital nail dystrophy. It is a genetically determined autosomal dominant trait. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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