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What is Meckel Syndrome?

What is Meckel Syndrome?

  • Meckel Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder involving numerous abnormalities and characterized by death within the first few weeks.

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

Meckel Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Meckel Syndrome:

Broader types of Meckel Syndrome:

How serious is Meckel Syndrome?

Complications of Meckel Syndrome: see complications of Meckel Syndrome

What causes Meckel Syndrome?

Causes of Meckel Syndrome: see causes of Meckel Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Meckel Syndrome?

Symptoms of Meckel Syndrome: see symptoms of Meckel Syndrome

Complications of Meckel Syndrome: see complications of Meckel Syndrome

Meckel Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Meckel Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Meckel Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Meckel Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Meckel Syndrome.
Treatments for Meckel Syndrome: see treatments for Meckel Syndrome
Research for Meckel Syndrome: see research for Meckel Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Meckel Syndrome

Main name of condition: Meckel Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Meckel Syndrome:

Meckel-Gruber syndrome, Meckel syndrome type 1, Gruber syndrome, Dysencephalia splachnocystica, MES, MKS, MKS1

Meckel Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Meckel Syndrome:


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