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Acalvaria: Introduction

Acalvaria: A rare congenital condition where the skull cap is missing but the rest of the face and base of the skull is normal. The skin of the scalp simply covers the brain with no protective skull bone under it. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acalvaria is available below.

Symptoms of Acalvaria

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Acalvaria: Deaths

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Causes of Acalvaria

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Definitions of Acalvaria:

Acalvaria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acalvaria, or a subtype of Acalvaria, 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 Acalvaria as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Acalvaria: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Deaths

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