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Bjornstad syndrome

Bjornstad syndrome: Introduction

Bjornstad syndrome: An inherited condition characterized by twisted hairs and nerve deafness. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bjornstad syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Bjornstad syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Bjornstad syndrome?

Bjornstad syndrome: Deaths

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Bjornstad syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Bjornstad syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Bjornstad syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Bjornstad syndrome

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Bjornstad syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Bjornstad syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Bjornstad syndrome:

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


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