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Denys-Drash Syndrome

Denys-Drash Syndrome: Introduction

Denys-Drash Syndrome: A condition which is characterized by gonadal dysgenesis, nephropathy and the occurrence of Wilm's tumour. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Denys-Drash Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Denys-Drash Syndrome

Treatments for Denys-Drash Syndrome

  • Treatment is mainly supportive with measures taken to alleviate symptoms of kidney dysfunction. Measures may include:
    • Managing water-electrolyte balance
    • Good nutrition
    • Prompt treatment of any infections that develop
    • Measures to manage kidney failure as it develops
  • more treatments...»

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Denys-Drash Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Denys-Drash Syndrome

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Denys-Drash Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Denys-Drash Syndrome

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Denys-Drash Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Denys-Drash Syndrome

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Definitions of Denys-Drash Syndrome:

A rare syndrome characterized by UROGENITAL ABNORMALITIES, PSEUDOHERMAPHRODITISM, and Wilms tumor (NEPHROBLASTOMA). - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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