Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: Introduction
Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: A rare malformations syndrome characterized by abnormalities such as small head, eye problems, poor muscle tone, hearing problems and Hirschsprung megacolon where defective intestinal muscles are unable to move stool efficiently through the intestines.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome
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symptoms of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome
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Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome
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Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...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 »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are ...read more »
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Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome:
Premature closure of sutures of the skull associated with marfanoid habitus (tall stature with long and slim limbs, little subcutaneous fat, arachnodactyly, joint hyperextensibility, narrow face, small chin, large testes, and hypotonia), hypotonia, abdominal hernia, developmental delay, and other anomalies. The syndrome was first observed by Shprintzen and Goldberg in the Montefiore Hospital in New York, hence the name Montefiore syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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