Montefiore syndrome: Introduction
Montefiore syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by skull, facial, heart and digital abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Montefiore syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Montefiore syndrome
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symptoms of Montefiore syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Montefiore syndrome:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Montefiore syndrome?
Montefiore syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Montefiore syndrome
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Montefiore syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Montefiore 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 altogether too common for people to die...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 the...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 any...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 attack,
whereas there are various less dangerous...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....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 children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »
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Montefiore syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Montefiore syndrome
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Montefiore syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Montefiore syndrome:
Premature closure of sutures of the skull associated with marfanoid habitus (tall stature with long and slim limbs, little subcutaneous fat, arachnodactyly, joint hyperextensibility, narrow face, small chin, large testes, and hypotonia), hypotonia, abdominal hernia, developmental delay, and other anomalies. The syndrome was first observed by Shprintzen and Goldberg in the Montefiore Hospital in New York, hence the name Montefiore syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Montefiore syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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