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What is MOMO syndrome?

What is MOMO syndrome?

  • MOMO syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by a large size and weight at birth, a large head and eye abnormalities.

MOMO syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that MOMO syndrome, or a subtype of MOMO 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 MOMO syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

MOMO syndrome: Introduction

Types of MOMO syndrome:

Broader types of MOMO syndrome:

What causes MOMO syndrome?

Causes of MOMO syndrome: see causes of MOMO syndrome

What are the symptoms of MOMO syndrome?

Symptoms of MOMO syndrome: see symptoms of MOMO syndrome

MOMO syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for MOMO syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and MOMO syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for MOMO syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for MOMO syndrome.
Treatments for MOMO syndrome: see treatments for MOMO syndrome

Name and Aliases of MOMO syndrome

Main name of condition: MOMO syndrome

Other names or spellings for MOMO syndrome:

macrosomia [obesity - macrocephaly - ocular abnormalities], Macrosomia obesity macrocephaly ocular abnormalities, Macrocrania, obesity, ocular abnormalities (retinal coloboma and nystagmus)

Macrocrania, obesity, ocular abnormalities (retinal coloboma and nystagmus), Macrosomia obesity macrocephaly ocular abnormalities
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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