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What is Jones syndrome?

What is Jones syndrome?

  • Jones syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive hearing loss and gum tumors.

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

Jones syndrome: Introduction

Types of Jones syndrome:

Broader types of Jones syndrome:

How serious is Jones syndrome?

Complications of Jones syndrome: see complications of Jones syndrome

What causes Jones syndrome?

Causes of Jones syndrome: see causes of Jones syndrome

What are the symptoms of Jones syndrome?

Symptoms of Jones syndrome: see symptoms of Jones syndrome

Complications of Jones syndrome: see complications of Jones syndrome

Jones syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Jones syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Jones syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Jones syndrome: Otolaryngologist, Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Jones syndrome.
Treatments for Jones syndrome: see treatments for Jones syndrome

Name and Aliases of Jones syndrome

Main name of condition: Jones syndrome

Other names or spellings for Jones syndrome:

fibromatosis, gingival [progressive deafness], Fibromatosis gingival progressive deafness, Gingival fibromatosis with progressive deafness, Gingival fibromatosis with sensorineural hearing loss, GFD

Fibromatosis gingival progressive deafness, GFD, Gingival fibromatosis with progressive deafness, Gingival fibromatosis with sensorineural hearing loss
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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