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Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Introduction

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by myotonia, blepharophimosis and joint limitation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome?

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Schwartz-Jampel 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...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, of course, also fail to 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....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 »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis"....read more »

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

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Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Animations

Research about Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

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Statistics for Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome:

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

 

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