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Acheiropodia: Introduction

Acheiropodia: A rare birth defect where infants are born without hands or feet. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acheiropodia is available below.

Symptoms of Acheiropodia

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Acheiropodia: Complications

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Causes of Acheiropodia

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Disease Topics Related To Acheiropodia

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Acheiropodia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Acheiropodia

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Definitions of Acheiropodia:

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


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