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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome

Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Introduction

Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: A rare disorder where the patients has symptoms of neurofibromatosis (nerve tumors) and Noonan syndrome (short stature, bleeding problems, heart defect, unusual facial features, skeletal anomalies, webbed neck). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome

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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome

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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Neurofibromatosis-Noonan 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 symptoms...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...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 conditions...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, this...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...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-diagnosed (it can...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 pressure can simply...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »

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

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »

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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome:

A syndrome characterized by the presence of PULMONARY STENOSIS, CAFE-AU-LAIT SPOTS, MENTAL RETARDATION and short stature caused by mutations in the NF1 gene (GENES, NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1). - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

Related Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome Info

More information about Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome

  1. Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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