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What is Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome?

What is Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome?

  • Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: A very rare lethal syndrome characterized mainly by contractures and thickened skin.

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

Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: Introduction

Types of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome:

Broader types of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome:

How serious is Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome?

Complications of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: see complications of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

What causes Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome?

Causes of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: see causes of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

What are the symptoms of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome?

Symptoms of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: see symptoms of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

Complications of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: see complications of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: Pediatrician, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome.
Treatments for Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome: see treatments for Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

Name and Aliases of Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

Main name of condition: Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome

Other names or spellings for Johnston Aarons Schelley syndrome:

arthrogryposis [hyperkeratosis, lethal form], Joint contractures, hyperkeratosis, and severe hypoplasia of the posterior columns, Arthrogryposis with Hyperkeratosis

Arthrogryposis with Hyperkeratosis, Joint contractures, hyperkeratosis, and severe hypoplasia of the posterior columns
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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