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Acrodysostosis: Introduction

Acrodysostosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short hands, small nose, mental deficiency and hand and foot deformities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acrodysostosis is available below.

Symptoms of Acrodysostosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Acrodysostosis?

Acrodysostosis: Deaths

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Acrodysostosis: Complications

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  • Collapsed vertebrae
  • Arthritis
  • Progressive restriction of hand movement
  • Progressive restriction of elbow movement
  • Progressive restriction of spine movement
  • more complications...»

Causes of Acrodysostosis

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Disease Topics Related To Acrodysostosis

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Less Common Symptoms of Acrodysostosis

Acrodysostosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Acrodysostosis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child 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 cramps or more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson' more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, more »

Acrodysostosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acrodysostosis

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Acrodysostosis: Rare Types

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Acrodysostosis: Animations

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Acrodysostosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Acrodysostosis:

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


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