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What is Split hand split foot nystagmus?

What is Split hand split foot nystagmus?

  • Split hand split foot nystagmus: A very rare syndrome characterized by a split deformity of the hands and feet as well as nystagmus.

Split hand split foot nystagmus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Split hand split foot nystagmus, or a subtype of Split hand split foot nystagmus, 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 Split hand split foot nystagmus as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Split hand split foot nystagmus: Introduction

Types of Split hand split foot nystagmus:

Broader types of Split hand split foot nystagmus:

What causes Split hand split foot nystagmus?

Causes of Split hand split foot nystagmus: see causes of Split hand split foot nystagmus

What are the symptoms of Split hand split foot nystagmus?

Symptoms of Split hand split foot nystagmus: see symptoms of Split hand split foot nystagmus

Split hand split foot nystagmus: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Split hand split foot nystagmus.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Split hand split foot nystagmus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Split hand split foot nystagmus: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Split hand split foot nystagmus.
Treatments for Split hand split foot nystagmus: see treatments for Split hand split foot nystagmus

Name and Aliases of Split hand split foot nystagmus

Main name of condition: Split hand split foot nystagmus

Other names or spellings for Split hand split foot nystagmus:

Split hand nystagmus syndrome, Karsch-Neugebauer syndrome, KNS, Nystagmus [Split Hand Syndrome], Split-hand with congenital nystagmus, Fundal changes and cataracts

KNS, Karsch-Neugebauer syndrome, Split hand nystagmus syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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