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What is Metachondromatosis?

What is Metachondromatosis?

  • Metachondromatosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by the development of firm lumps in the hands and feet caused by bony outgrowhts. The growths regress and regrow in an unpredictable pattern.

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

Metachondromatosis: Introduction

Types of Metachondromatosis:

Broader types of Metachondromatosis:

How serious is Metachondromatosis?

Prognosis of Metachondromatosis: unpredictable but some cases resolve themselves
Complications of Metachondromatosis: see complications of Metachondromatosis

What causes Metachondromatosis?

Causes of Metachondromatosis: see causes of Metachondromatosis

What are the symptoms of Metachondromatosis?

Symptoms of Metachondromatosis: see symptoms of Metachondromatosis

Complications of Metachondromatosis: see complications of Metachondromatosis

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Metachondromatosis: Medical Geneticist, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Metachondromatosis.
Treatments for Metachondromatosis: see treatments for Metachondromatosis

Name of Metachondromatosis

Main name of condition: Metachondromatosis

Metachondromatosis: Related Conditions

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