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Nathalie syndrome

Nathalie syndrome: Introduction

Nathalie syndrome: A very rare condition described in four children of one family. The condition is characterized by wasting of the spine muscles, abnormal heart electrical activity, cataracts, hypogonadism and hearing impairment. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nathalie syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Nathalie syndrome

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Nathalie syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Nathalie syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Nathalie syndrome

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Nathalie syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Nathalie syndrome

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common...read more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read more »

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Nathalie syndrome: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Nathalie syndrome

Prognosis for Nathalie syndrome: Muscle wasting starts during the second decade of life and progresses slowly. Hearing loss starts within the first five years of life and progresses slowly. The condition causes serious disability and the long-term prognosis is unknown.

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Definitions of Nathalie syndrome:

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

 

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