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Laryngeal cleft

Laryngeal cleft: Introduction

Laryngeal cleft: A rare birth defect where there is an abnormal opening between the larynx and esophagus which allows food to get into the airways and even the lungs. The severity of the condition is determined by the size of the opening. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Laryngeal cleft is available below.

Symptoms of Laryngeal cleft

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Laryngeal cleft: Related Patient Stories

Laryngeal cleft: Deaths

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Laryngeal cleft: Complications

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Causes of Laryngeal cleft

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Disease Topics Related To Laryngeal cleft

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Laryngeal cleft: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Laryngeal cleft

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive more »

Laryngeal cleft: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Laryngeal cleft

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Laryngeal cleft: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Laryngeal cleft

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Definitions of Laryngeal cleft:

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


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