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What is Jeune syndrome?

What is Jeune syndrome?

  • Jeune syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limbs, underdeveloped iliac wings and a narrow rigid thoracic cage that often results in asphyxiation.

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

Jeune syndrome: Introduction

Types of Jeune syndrome:

Broader types of Jeune syndrome:

How serious is Jeune syndrome?

Complications of Jeune syndrome: see complications of Jeune syndrome

What causes Jeune syndrome?

Causes of Jeune syndrome: see causes of Jeune syndrome

What are the symptoms of Jeune syndrome?

Symptoms of Jeune syndrome: see symptoms of Jeune syndrome

Complications of Jeune syndrome: see complications of Jeune syndrome

Can anyone else get Jeune syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Jeune syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Jeune syndrome

Jeune syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Jeune syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jeune syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jeune syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jeune syndrome.
Treatments for Jeune syndrome: see treatments for Jeune syndrome
Research for Jeune syndrome: see research for Jeune syndrome

Name and Aliases of Jeune syndrome

Main name of condition: Jeune syndrome

Other names or spellings for Jeune syndrome:

Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy of the newborn, Jeune thoracic dystrophy, Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy, infantile thoracic dystrophy, chondroectodermal dysplasia-like syndrome, Thoracic pelvic phalangeal dystrophy, ATD, Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy 1

Asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy, ATD, Chondroectodermal dysplasia-like syndrome, Infantile thoracic dystrophy, Jeunes syndrome, Thoracic - pelvic - phalangeal dystrophy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jeune syndrome: Related Conditions

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