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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome

Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Introduction

Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature, congenital heart defects skin anomalies and frontal bossing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome

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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome

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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cardiofaciocutaneous 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 more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it 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 " 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 is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not 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 also occur in children. See more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis more »

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Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome

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Definitions of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome:

A congenital anomaly/mental retardation syndrome marked by heart defects, characteristic facies, ectodermal abnormalities, and growth failure. CFC and Noonan syndromes are sometimes considered the same entity - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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