MC4R deficiency: Introduction
MC4R deficiency: Obesity caused by a genetic defect resulting in a deficiency of a compound called melanocortin-4 receptor.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of MC4R deficiency is available below.
Symptoms of MC4R deficiency
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symptoms of MC4R deficiency
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with MC4R deficiency?
MC4R deficiency: Complications
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Causes of MC4R deficiency
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MC4R deficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and MC4R deficiency
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or...read 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...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple...read more »
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MC4R deficiency: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: MC4R deficiency
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for MC4R deficiency
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Statistics for MC4R deficiency
MC4R deficiency: Broader Related Topics
Types of MC4R deficiency
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Definitions of MC4R deficiency:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list MC4R deficiency as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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