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What is Brachyolmia?

What is Brachyolmia?

  • Brachyolmia: A syndrome characterized mainly by short trunk dwarfism. There are several different subtypes, each with different additional features.

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

Brachyolmia: Introduction

Types of Brachyolmia:

Broader types of Brachyolmia:

What causes Brachyolmia?

Causes of Brachyolmia: see causes of Brachyolmia

What are the symptoms of Brachyolmia?

Symptoms of Brachyolmia: see symptoms of Brachyolmia

Brachyolmia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Brachyolmia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Brachyolmia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Brachyolmia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Brachyolmia.
Treatments for Brachyolmia: see treatments for Brachyolmia

Name of Brachyolmia

Main name of condition: Brachyolmia


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