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What is McDowall syndrome?

What is McDowall syndrome?

  • McDowall syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation and excessive skin folds and furrows on the scalp.

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

McDowall syndrome: Introduction

Types of McDowall syndrome:

Broader types of McDowall syndrome:

What causes McDowall syndrome?

Causes of McDowall syndrome: see causes of McDowall syndrome

What are the symptoms of McDowall syndrome?

Symptoms of McDowall syndrome: see symptoms of McDowall syndrome

McDowall syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for McDowall syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and McDowall syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for McDowall syndrome: Pediatrician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for McDowall syndrome.
Treatments for McDowall syndrome: see treatments for McDowall syndrome

Name and Aliases of McDowall syndrome

Main name of condition: McDowall syndrome

Other names or spellings for McDowall syndrome:

cutis vertices gyrate [mental deficit]


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