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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symptoms of Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome?
Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome
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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
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 are anal itch (or ...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...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...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 undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be...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...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...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 ...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 sufferers, but migraines can...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...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 symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency...read more »
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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome
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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
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