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Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome

Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome: Introduction

Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by reduced fetal growth, mental retardation and distinctive facial features. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome

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Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome

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Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pitt-Rogers-Danks 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 more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various 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, of course, 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 more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in more »

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

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Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome

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Definitions of Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome:

Short stature, characteristic facies, microcephaly, telecanthus, prominent eyes, abnormal slanting of the palpebral fissures, hypoplastic maxilla, short philtrum, large mouth, and severe mental retardation. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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