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What is Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome?

What is Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome?

  • Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a very small jaw, abnormal rib development and a small thorax as well as other abnormalities.
  • Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: Mental retardation associated mainly with costovertebral malformations and orofacial defects. Mental defect may not be inherent but rather a consequence of neonatal respiratory distress.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome:

Broader types of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome:

How serious is Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome?

Complications of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: see complications of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

What causes Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome?

Causes of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: see causes of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome?

Symptoms of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: see symptoms of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

Complications of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: see complications of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome.
Treatments for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: see treatments for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome
Research for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: see research for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

Main name of condition: Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome:

CCM syndrome, CCMS, rib gap defects with micrognathia

Rib gap defect-micrognathia syndrome, Smith-Theiler-Schachenmann syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Cerebrocostomandibular Syndrome:

  • Lethal developmental disorder
  • Mental handicap
  • Micrognathia
  • Absent uvula
  • Absent soft palate
  • Severe costovertebral defects
  • Palatal defects

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