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GEMSS syndrome

GEMSS syndrome: Introduction

GEMSS syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by stiff joints, short stature, glaucoma and a dislocated eye lens. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of GEMSS syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of GEMSS syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with GEMSS syndrome?

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Causes of GEMSS syndrome

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GEMSS syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and GEMSS syndrome

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Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See more »

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GEMSS syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: GEMSS syndrome

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GEMSS syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of GEMSS syndrome:

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


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