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What is Fine-Lubinsky syndrome?

What is Fine-Lubinsky syndrome?

  • Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a short head, deafness, cataracts and mental retardation.

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

Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: Introduction

Types of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome:

Broader types of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome:

What causes Fine-Lubinsky syndrome?

Causes of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: see causes of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome

What are the symptoms of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome?

Symptoms of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: see symptoms of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome

Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fine-Lubinsky syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: Pediatrician, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome.
Treatments for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: see treatments for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome
Research for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: see research for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome

Name and Aliases of Fine-Lubinsky syndrome

Main name of condition: Fine-Lubinsky syndrome

Other names or spellings for Fine-Lubinsky syndrome:

brachycephaly [deafness - cataract - mental retardation], Brachycephaly, deafness, cataract and mental retardation

Brachycephaly, deafness, cataract and mental retardation
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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