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Alstrom syndrome

Alstrom syndrome: Introduction

Alstrom syndrome: A rare genetic disorder involving a group of abnormalities affecting vision, hearing, kidney function and also characterized by obesity and diabetes mellitus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alstrom syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Alstrom syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Alstrom syndrome?

Alstrom syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Alstrom syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Alstrom syndrome

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Alstrom 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 full report »

Misdiagnosis and Alstrom 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 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 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, more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, 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 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 »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as 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 child patients than in adults. Some of more »

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Alstrom syndrome: Rare Types

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Alstrom syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Alstrom syndrome:

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

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More information about Alstrom syndrome

  1. Alstrom syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths

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