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What is Sanderson-Fraser syndrome?

What is Sanderson-Fraser syndrome?

  • Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by overlapping fingers, abnormally placed urethral opening in males, protruding eyes and Robin association (small jaw and downward displaced tongue).

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

Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: Introduction

Types of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome:

Broader types of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome:

How serious is Sanderson-Fraser syndrome?

Complications of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: see complications of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

What causes Sanderson-Fraser syndrome?

Causes of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: see causes of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

What are the symptoms of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome?

Symptoms of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: see symptoms of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

Complications of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: see complications of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Sanderson-Fraser syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Sanderson-Fraser syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Sanderson-Fraser syndrome.
Treatments for Sanderson-Fraser syndrome: see treatments for Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

Name and Aliases of Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

Main name of condition: Sanderson-Fraser syndrome

Other names or spellings for Sanderson-Fraser syndrome:

Proptosis robin association overlapping fingers hypospadias, proptosis [Robin association - overlapping fingers - hypospadias], Proptosis, Robin association, clenched hands, and multiple abnormalities

Proptosis, Robin association, clenched hands, and multiple abnormalities
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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