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What is Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia?

What is Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia?

  • Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: A rare genetic disorder characterized by extremely short stature, unusual face and skeletal and joint abnormalities.

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

Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Introduction

Types of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia:

Broader types of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia:

How serious is Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia?

Complications of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: see complications of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

What causes Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia?

Causes of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: see causes of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

What are the symptoms of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia?

Symptoms of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: see symptoms of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Complications of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: see complications of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia.
Treatments for Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: see treatments for Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Name and Aliases of Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Main name of condition: Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Other names or spellings for Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia:

metaphyseal dysplasia Jansen type, Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia Murk Jansen type, Murk Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia

Jansen metaphyseal dysostosis, Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia Murk Jansen type, Murk Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Jansen type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia:

 

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