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What is Camurati-Engelmann Disease?

What is Camurati-Engelmann Disease?

  • Camurati-Engelmann Disease: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by diaphyseal dysplasia, muscle weakness and leg pain.
  • Camurati-Engelmann Disease: Progressive thickening of diaphyseal cortex of long bones.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Camurati-Engelmann Disease: Introduction

Types of Camurati-Engelmann Disease:

Broader types of Camurati-Engelmann Disease:

How serious is Camurati-Engelmann Disease?

Complications of Camurati-Engelmann Disease: see complications of Camurati-Engelmann Disease

What causes Camurati-Engelmann Disease?

Causes of Camurati-Engelmann Disease: see causes of Camurati-Engelmann Disease

What are the symptoms of Camurati-Engelmann Disease?

Symptoms of Camurati-Engelmann Disease: see symptoms of Camurati-Engelmann Disease

Complications of Camurati-Engelmann Disease: see complications of Camurati-Engelmann Disease

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Camurati-Engelmann Disease: Medical Geneticist, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Camurati-Engelmann Disease.
Treatments for Camurati-Engelmann Disease: see treatments for Camurati-Engelmann Disease
Research for Camurati-Engelmann Disease: see research for Camurati-Engelmann Disease

Name and Aliases of Camurati-Engelmann Disease

Main name of condition: Camurati-Engelmann Disease

Other names or spellings for Camurati-Engelmann Disease:

progressive diaphyseal dysplasia, Engelmann syndrome, ribbing syndrome, Lehman-Ribbing-Mueller syndrome, Mueller-Ribbing-Clemant syndrome, osteopathia hyperostotica multiplex infantilis, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia tarda (type 1c), CED, Diaphyseal dysplasia 1, progressive, DPD1, Engelmann disease, PDD

Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia, Engelmann's syndrome Source - Diseases Database

CED, DPD1, Diaphyseal dysplasia 1, progressive, Engelmann disease, Progressive diaphyseal dysplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Camurati-Engelmann Disease: Related Conditions

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