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What is Cantu syndrome?

What is Cantu syndrome?

  • Cantu syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, short stature, large skull, heart anomaly and various other abnormalities.

Cantu syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cantu syndrome, or a subtype of Cantu syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cantu syndrome: Introduction

Types of Cantu syndrome:

Broader types of Cantu syndrome:

How serious is Cantu syndrome?

Complications of Cantu syndrome: see complications of Cantu syndrome

What causes Cantu syndrome?

Causes of Cantu syndrome: see causes of Cantu syndrome

What are the symptoms of Cantu syndrome?

Symptoms of Cantu syndrome: see symptoms of Cantu syndrome

Complications of Cantu syndrome: see complications of Cantu syndrome

Cantu syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cantu syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cantu syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cantu syndrome: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cantu syndrome.
Treatments for Cantu syndrome: see treatments for Cantu syndrome

Name and Aliases of Cantu syndrome

Main name of condition: Cantu syndrome

Other names or spellings for Cantu syndrome:

X-linked recessive disorder with dwarfism, cerebral atrophy, and generalized keratosis follicularis, Hypertrichotic osteochondrodysplasia

Generalized hypertrichosis, macrosomy ,narrow thorax, cardiomegaly, wide ribs, bilateral coxa valga, enlarged medullary canal, and osteopenia, Hypertrichotic osteochondrodysplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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