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Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Introduction

Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: A rare congenital disorder characterized by very small stature, broad thumbs and toes, slanted palpebral fissures and hypoplastic maxilla. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

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Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

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Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 »

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Definitions of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome:

A syndrome of broad thumbs and halluces, typical dysmorphic facies, delayed mental and physical development, pulmonary stenosis, large foramen magnum, vertebral and sternal deformities, dermatoglyphic changes, and other anomalies. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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