Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome: Introduction
Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by branchial defects, lacrimal duct obstruction and pseudocleft of upper lip.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
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symptoms of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
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occasional symptoms of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course,...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as ...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can...read more »
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Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome
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Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome:
Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome, or a subtype of Branchio-Oculo-Facial 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 Branchio-Oculo-Facial Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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