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What is MASS syndrome?

What is MASS syndrome?

  • MASS syndrome: A genetic syndrome that is similar the Marfan syndrome but does not involve lens dislocation. It is a connective tissue disorder that involves the skeleton, skin, aorta and mitral valve.

MASS syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that MASS syndrome, or a subtype of MASS syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

MASS syndrome: Introduction

Types of MASS syndrome:

Broader types of MASS syndrome:

What causes MASS syndrome?

Causes of MASS syndrome: see causes of MASS syndrome

What are the symptoms of MASS syndrome?

Symptoms of MASS syndrome: see symptoms of MASS syndrome

MASS syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for MASS syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and MASS syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of MASS syndrome

Main name of condition: MASS syndrome

Other names or spellings for MASS syndrome:

Overlap connective tissue disease, OCTD, Mass phenotype

Mass phenotype, OCTD, Overlap connective tissue disease
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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