Timothy syndrome: Introduction
Timothy syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by webbed fingers and a heart defect. Most affected individuals die during early childhood or infancy.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Timothy syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Timothy syndrome
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symptoms of Timothy syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Timothy syndrome?
Timothy syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Timothy syndrome
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Timothy syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Timothy syndrome
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become...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 simply...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its...read more »
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Timothy syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Timothy syndrome:
Timothy syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Timothy syndrome, or a subtype of Timothy syndrome,
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 Timothy syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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