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COFS syndrome

COFS syndrome: Introduction

COFS syndrome: A genetic disorder involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord that starts during the fetal stage. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of COFS syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of COFS syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with COFS syndrome?

COFS syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of COFS syndrome

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COFS syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and COFS syndrome

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COFS syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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COFS syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for COFS syndrome

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COFS syndrome: Animations

Research about COFS syndrome

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Statistics for COFS syndrome

COFS syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of COFS syndrome:

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


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