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What is Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia?

What is Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia?

  • Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the absence of arms and legs and abnormal lung development.

Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia, or a subtype of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: Introduction

Types of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia:

Broader types of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia:

How serious is Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia?

Complications of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: see complications of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

What causes Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia?

Causes of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: see causes of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

What are the symptoms of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia?

Symptoms of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: see symptoms of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

Complications of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: see complications of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: Pulmonologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia.
Treatments for Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia: see treatments for Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

Name and Aliases of Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

Main name of condition: Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia

Other names or spellings for Tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia:

Tetraamelia [pulmonary hypoplasia, autosomal recessive], Syndrome of tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia, Absence of upper and lower limbs with pulmonary hypoplasia

Absence of upper and lower limbs with pulmonary hypoplasia, Syndrome of tetraamelia with pulmonary hypoplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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