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MC4R deficiency

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

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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 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 ( 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 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 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 more »

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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Research about MC4R deficiency

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MC4R deficiency: Broader Related Topics

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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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More information about MC4R deficiency

  1. MC4R deficiency: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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