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Char syndrome

Char syndrome: Introduction

Char syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by an unusual facial appearance, abnormal little fingers and a heart abnormality. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Char syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Char syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Char syndrome:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Char syndrome?

Char syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Char syndrome

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Char syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Char syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed 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 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 undiagnosed condition can be fatal. 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 »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the more »

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

Char syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Char syndrome

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Char syndrome: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Char syndrome

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Char syndrome: Animations

Research about Char syndrome

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Statistics for Char syndrome

Char syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Char syndrome:

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


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