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Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome

Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: Introduction

Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by deafness, gastrointestinal abnormalities and neuropathy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome?

Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome

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Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" ( more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are more »

Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome

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Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of Groll-Hirschowitz syndrome:

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


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