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Bamforth syndrome

Bamforth syndrome: Introduction

Bamforth syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth and reduced thyroid functioning. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bamforth syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Bamforth syndrome

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Bamforth syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Bamforth syndrome

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Bamforth syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bamforth syndrome

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Bamforth syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Bamforth syndrome

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Bamforth syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Bamforth syndrome:

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


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