Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: Introduction
Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, bowed long bones and permanent flexion of fingers.
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causes, and treatments of Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome
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Treatments for Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome
- There is no cure and treatment is centered around managing symptoms: physiotherapy, surgery for bone abnormalities
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome
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Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Stuve-Wiedemann 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....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 diagnosed with fatal...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.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...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 sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis...read more »
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Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Prognosis for Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome
Prognosis for Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome:
Historically death usually occurs during the first years of life but more patients are surviving for longer if they are diagnosed and their condition monitored appropriately. Patients may survive to about 16 years. Death usually results from recurring severe fevers, and sometimes respiratory distress or apnea.
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Definitions of Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome:
Bone dysplasia with bowing of the long bones, short stature, respiratory distress, episodes of unexplained hyperthermia, and mild retardation.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome, or a subtype of Stuve-Wiedemann syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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