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What is Mandibuloacral dysplasia?

What is Mandibuloacral dysplasia?

  • Mandibuloacral dysplasia: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a prematurely aged appearance and bone abnormalities. There are two subtypes with type B involving loss of fat layers under the skin mainly in the extremities, face and trunk whereas type A involves mainly the extremities. The severity of the symptoms is variable.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mandibuloacral dysplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mandibuloacral dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Mandibuloacral dysplasia:

Broader types of Mandibuloacral dysplasia:

How serious is Mandibuloacral dysplasia?

Complications of Mandibuloacral dysplasia: see complications of Mandibuloacral dysplasia

What causes Mandibuloacral dysplasia?

Causes of Mandibuloacral dysplasia: see causes of Mandibuloacral dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Mandibuloacral dysplasia?

Symptoms of Mandibuloacral dysplasia: see symptoms of Mandibuloacral dysplasia

Complications of Mandibuloacral dysplasia: see complications of Mandibuloacral dysplasia

Mandibuloacral dysplasia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mandibuloacral dysplasia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Mandibuloacral dysplasia

Main name of condition: Mandibuloacral dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Mandibuloacral dysplasia:

Craniomandibular dermatodysostosis Source - Diseases Database


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