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Loeys-Dietz syndrome

Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Introduction

Loeys-Dietz syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a bulge in the aorta (aneurysm), wide set eyes, cleft palate, divided uvula and twisted arteries. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Loeys-Dietz syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Loeys-Dietz syndrome

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Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Loeys-Dietz syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Loeys-Dietz syndrome

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Definitions of Loeys-Dietz syndrome:

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


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