CAMFAK syndrome: Introduction
CAMFAK syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by cataracts, small head, failure to thrive and spinal curvature.
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causes, and treatments of CAMFAK syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of CAMFAK syndrome
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Treatments for CAMFAK syndrome
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CAMFAK syndrome: Complications
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Causes of CAMFAK syndrome
- Long-term exposure to ultraviolet light
- Exposure to radiation
- Secondary effects of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and advanced age, or trauma (possibly much earlier)
- Genetic factors are often a cause of congenital cataracts and positive family history may also play a role in predisposing someone to cataracts at an earlier age
- Eye injury or physical trauma
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CAMFAK syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and CAMFAK syndrome
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CAMFAK syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Prognosis for CAMFAK syndrome
Prognosis for CAMFAK syndrome:
death can occur during the first decade of life
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Definitions of CAMFAK syndrome:
Cataracts, microcephaly, short stature, mental retardation, kyphoscoliosis, and joint contractures. Considered an early form of Cockayne syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
CAMFAK syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that CAMFAK syndrome, or a subtype of CAMFAK 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 CAMFAK syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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