Velocardiofacial syndrome: Introduction
Velocardiofacial syndrome: A genetic disorder which can present with a wide range of phenotypic manifestations which has lead to a number of different names being assigned to the various presentations e.g. DiGeorge Syndrome and Cayler Anomaly Face Syndrome. There are nearly 200 different symptoms that can occur and the severity of the condition is also highly variable depending on the nature and severity of the symptoms that are present.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Velocardiofacial syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Velocardiofacial syndrome
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symptoms of Velocardiofacial syndrome
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Velocardiofacial syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Velocardiofacial syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Velocardiofacial syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Velocardiofacial syndrome
- Robin malformation sequence
- Internal carotid artery enlargement
- Internal carotid artery medial displacement
- Internal carotid artery tortuosity
- Cardiac defect
- more symptoms...»
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occasional symptoms of Velocardiofacial syndrome
Velocardiofacial syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Velocardiofacial 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 attack, or from...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...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....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 concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas...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...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of...read more »
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Velocardiofacial syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Velocardiofacial syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Velocardiofacial syndrome
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Clinical Trials for Velocardiofacial syndrome
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Velocardiofacial syndrome include:
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Clinical Trials for Velocardiofacial syndrome
Statistics for Velocardiofacial syndrome
Velocardiofacial syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Velocardiofacial syndrome
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Definitions of Velocardiofacial syndrome:
Velocardiofacial syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Velocardiofacial syndrome, or a subtype of Velocardiofacial 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 Velocardiofacial syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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