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Carpenter syndrome

Carpenter syndrome: Introduction

Carpenter syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of skull bones, craniofacial abnormalities, heart defects, growth retardation and other disorders. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Carpenter syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Carpenter syndrome

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Carpenter syndrome: Deaths

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Carpenter syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Carpenter syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Carpenter syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Carpenter syndrome

Misdiagnosis and Carpenter syndrome

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Definitions of Carpenter syndrome:

Craniosynostosis with craniofacial dysmorphism, finger and toe abnormalities, heart defects, growth retardation, and other disorders. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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More information about Carpenter syndrome

  1. Carpenter syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Deaths
  7. Complications

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