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Wolcott-Rallison syndrome

Wolcott-Rallison syndrome: Introduction

Wolcott-Rallison syndrome: A very rare genetic condition characterized primarily by the onset of diabetes mellitus during infancy and epiphyseal dysplasia (abnormal joint development). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Wolcott-Rallison syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Wolcott-Rallison syndrome

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Wolcott-Rallison syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Wolcott-Rallison syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Wolcott-Rallison syndrome

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Wolcott-Rallison syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

Diabetes diagnosis and misdiagnosis (In-Depth Report): Detailed report on diabetes misdiagnoses, rare curable types, and less common diagnostic issues....read full report »

Misdiagnosis and Wolcott-Rallison syndrome

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: ...read more »

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...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 the conditions which may be ...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different severities. Diseases in this group include ...read more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They can also occur...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg...read more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis"....read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in...read more »

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Wolcott-Rallison syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Wolcott-Rallison syndrome:

Infancy-onset diabetes mellitus with multiple diaphyseal dysplasia, short-trunk dwarfism, bone demineralization, spontaneous fractures, tooth discoloration, dry scaly skin, hip abduction, arthralgia, hepatomegaly, and renal failure. Mental deficiency occurs in some cases. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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