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McKusick-Kaufman syndrome

McKusick-Kaufman syndrome: Introduction

McKusick-Kaufman syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by hydrometrocolpos (fluid buildup in vagina and uterus), extra fingers and congenital heart defects. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of McKusick-Kaufman syndrome is available below.

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McKusick-Kaufman syndrome: Complications

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Causes of McKusick-Kaufman syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To McKusick-Kaufman syndrome

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McKusick-Kaufman syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and McKusick-Kaufman syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. 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 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 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 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 »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more more »

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McKusick-Kaufman syndrome: Rare Types

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Definitions of McKusick-Kaufman syndrome:

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

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

Related McKusick-Kaufman syndrome Info

More information about McKusick-Kaufman syndrome

  1. McKusick-Kaufman syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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