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Cushing's symphalangism

Cushing's symphalangism: Introduction

Cushing's symphalangism: A rare syndrome characterized by deafness and the fusion of joints in the middle of fingers and toes as well as fusion of hand and foot bones. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cushing's symphalangism is available below.

Symptoms of Cushing's symphalangism

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Home medical testing related to Cushing's symphalangism:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Cushing's symphalangism?

Cushing's symphalangism: Related Patient Stories

Cushing's symphalangism: Complications

Read more about complications of Cushing's symphalangism.

Causes of Cushing's symphalangism

Read more about causes of Cushing's symphalangism.

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Cushing's symphalangism: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Cushing's symphalangism: Animations

Statistics for Cushing's symphalangism

Cushing's symphalangism: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Cushing's symphalangism:

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


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