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Cohen Syndrome

Cohen Syndrome: Introduction

Cohen Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by reduced muscle tone, obesity and prominent front teeth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cohen Syndrome is available below.

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Cohen Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Cohen Syndrome

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Definitions of Cohen Syndrome:

Obesity and hypotonia in association with delayed mental development, characteristic facies, and slender hands and feet. The syndrome is divided into two forms: one which is manifested by the symptoms as outlined by Cohen and the other characterized by chorioretinal dystrophy, leukopenia, and lack of obesity, known as the Norio syndrome. The syndrome is sometimes is referred to as the Pepper syndrome after the affected family. Mirhosseini-Holmes-Walton and Cohen syndrome share many common characteristics - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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  1. Cohen Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Complications

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