Aagenaes syndrome: Introduction
Aagenaes syndrome: A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Aagenaes syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Aagenaes syndrome
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symptoms of Aagenaes syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Aagenaes syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Aagenaes syndrome
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Aagenaes syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Aagenaes syndrome
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed,...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician.
The reasons are multifactorial.
Possible conditions include chronic...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are ...read more »
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Aagenaes syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Aagenaes syndrome
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Aagenaes syndrome: Rare Types
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Aagenaes syndrome: Animations
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Prognosis for Aagenaes syndrome
Prognosis for Aagenaes syndrome:
Appropriate treatment can usually lead to a normal life span.
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Statistics for Aagenaes syndrome
Aagenaes syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Aagenaes syndrome
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Definitions of Aagenaes syndrome:
Aagenaes syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Aagenaes syndrome, or a subtype of Aagenaes 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 Aagenaes syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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