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Velocardiofacial syndrome

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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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...»

Velocardiofacial syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Velocardiofacial syndrome

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Velocardiofacial syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Velocardiofacial syndrome

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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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Velocardiofacial syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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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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