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What is BBB syndrome, X-linked?

What is BBB syndrome, X-linked?

  • BBB syndrome, X-linked: A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline of the body. The type and severity of symptoms can vary considerably. There are two subtypes of the disorder: type I is inherited in a X-linked manner and type II is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. Females with type I tend to have few if any symptoms - often the only symptom is wide-set eyes.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list BBB syndrome, X-linked as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

BBB syndrome, X-linked: Introduction

Types of BBB syndrome, X-linked:

Broader types of BBB syndrome, X-linked:

How serious is BBB syndrome, X-linked?

Prognosis of BBB syndrome, X-linked: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of the symptoms which can vary considerably amongst patients. Prognosis and quality of life can be improved by appropriate treatment and monitoring. Most patients have a normal life span and normal growth. Females have few if any symptoms.
Complications of BBB syndrome, X-linked: see complications of BBB syndrome, X-linked

What causes BBB syndrome, X-linked?

Causes of BBB syndrome, X-linked: see causes of BBB syndrome, X-linked

What are the symptoms of BBB syndrome, X-linked?

Symptoms of BBB syndrome, X-linked: see symptoms of BBB syndrome, X-linked

Complications of BBB syndrome, X-linked: see complications of BBB syndrome, X-linked

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for BBB syndrome, X-linked: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for BBB syndrome, X-linked.
Treatments for BBB syndrome, X-linked: see treatments for BBB syndrome, X-linked

Name of BBB syndrome, X-linked

Main name of condition: BBB syndrome, X-linked


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