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What is Filippi Syndrome?

What is Filippi Syndrome?

  • Filippi Syndrome: A very rare disorder involving finger and toe abnormalities, a small head, characteristic face and physical and mental retardation. The number of digits involved and extent of webbing between digits is variable as are many of the other features.
  • Filippi Syndrome: A craniodigital syndrome characterized by unusual facial appearance with microcephaly, high frontal hairline, thin nose with deep epicanthal folds, and short palpebral fissures in association with cleft palate, digital anomalies, and developmental delay.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Filippi Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Filippi Syndrome:

Broader types of Filippi Syndrome:

How serious is Filippi Syndrome?

Prognosis of Filippi Syndrome: Prognosis varies depending on the individual range and severity of symptoms. Early diagnosis and appropriate management of symptoms as they arise can improve the prognosis.
Complications of Filippi Syndrome: see complications of Filippi Syndrome

What causes Filippi Syndrome?

Causes of Filippi Syndrome: see causes of Filippi Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Filippi Syndrome?

Symptoms of Filippi Syndrome: see symptoms of Filippi Syndrome

Complications of Filippi Syndrome: see complications of Filippi Syndrome

Filippi Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Filippi Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Filippi Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Filippi Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Filippi Syndrome.
Treatments for Filippi Syndrome: see treatments for Filippi Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Filippi Syndrome

Main name of condition: Filippi Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Filippi Syndrome:

unusual facies, microcephaly, syndactyly, and growth and mental retardation, craniodigital syndrome of Filippi, Syndactyly type I with microcephaly and mental retardation, Unusual facial appearance, microcephaly, growth and mental retardation, and syndactyly, Short stature, microcephaly, characteristic face, syndactyly and mental retardation

Short stature, microcephaly, characteristic face, syndactyly and mental retardation, Unusual facial appearance, microcephaly, growth and mental retardation, and syndactyly, Syndactyly type I with microcephaly and mental retardation
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Filippi Syndrome: Related Conditions

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