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What is Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome?

What is Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome?

  • Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by benign bone growths which can cause painful swellings and bone deformities and makes bone prone to fractures.

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

Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: Introduction

Types of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome:

Broader types of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome:

Who gets Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: male:female 3:2

What causes Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome?

Causes of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: see causes of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome

What are the symptoms of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome?

Symptoms of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: see symptoms of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome

Onset of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: childhood

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome.
Treatments for Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: see treatments for Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome

Name and Aliases of Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome

Main name of condition: Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome

Other names or spellings for Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome:

Jaffe II, Jaffe-Lichtenstein-Uehlinger syndrome, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, monostotic fibrous dysplasia

Jaffe-Lichtenstein-Uehlinger syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome:

  • Rare genetic bone disorder
  • Painful bony swellings

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