McGillivray syndrome: Introduction
McGillivray syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart defects, skull and facial abnormalities and ambiguous genitalia.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of McGillivray syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of McGillivray syndrome
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symptoms of McGillivray syndrome
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Wrongly Diagnosed with McGillivray syndrome?
Causes of McGillivray syndrome
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McGillivray syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and McGillivray syndrome
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be considered for...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart...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"...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in...read more »
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McGillivray syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of McGillivray syndrome:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list McGillivray syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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