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What is Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations?

What is Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations?

  • Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a lack of arm and leg bones (hands and feet are still present) as well as other malformations.

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

Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: Introduction

Types of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations:

Broader types of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations:

How serious is Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations?

Complications of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: see complications of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

What causes Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations?

Causes of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: see causes of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

What are the symptoms of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations?

Symptoms of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: see symptoms of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

Complications of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: see complications of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations.
Treatments for Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations: see treatments for Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

Name and Aliases of Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

Main name of condition: Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations

Other names or spellings for Tetraamelia -- multiple malformations:

tetraamelia [multiple malformations, X-linked], Zimmer phocomelia, Zimmer Taub Sova syndrome, X linked tetra-amelia, Tetra- amelia X-linked

Zimmer Taub Sova syndrome, Zimmer phocomelia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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