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Fairbank disease

Fairbank disease: Introduction

Fairbank disease: A rare inherited disorder that affects the secondary growth centers of bones usually in the hips, knees and ankles and results in mild dwarfism. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fairbank disease is available below.

Symptoms of Fairbank disease

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Fairbank disease: Complications

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Causes of Fairbank disease

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Fairbank disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Fairbank disease

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Definitions of Fairbank disease:

A severe bone dysplasia in which osteopathia striata is associated with cranial sclerosis, dysmorphic facies, cleft palate, deafness, heart defects, and vertebral anomalies with variability of expression. Neurological findings range from normal development to psychomotor retardation and hydrocephalus. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Fairbank disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Fairbank disease, or a subtype of Fairbank disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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