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What is MURCS Association?

What is MURCS Association?

  • MURCS Association: A rare developmental disorder occurring only in females and characterized by skeletal and genitourinary abnormalities and small stature.

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

MURCS Association: Introduction

Types of MURCS Association:

Broader types of MURCS Association:

What causes MURCS Association?

Causes of MURCS Association: see causes of MURCS Association

What are the symptoms of MURCS Association?

Symptoms of MURCS Association: see symptoms of MURCS Association

MURCS Association: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for MURCS Association.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and MURCS Association.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for MURCS Association: Medical Geneticist, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for MURCS Association.
Treatments for MURCS Association: see treatments for MURCS Association
Research for MURCS Association: see research for MURCS Association

Name and Aliases of MURCS Association

Main name of condition: MURCS Association

Other names or spellings for MURCS Association:

Mullerian duct aplasia, unilateral renal agenesis, and cervicothoracic somite anomalies, Klippel-feil deformity, conductive deafness, and absent vagina

Mullerian duct and renal agenesis with upper limb and rib anomalies, Mullerian-Renal-Cervicothoracic Somite Abnormalities, Phocomelia, thrombocytopenia, encephalocele, urogenital malformations, Von Voss Cherstvoy syndrome, Dk--phocomelia syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

MURCS Association: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, MURCS Association:

  • Mullerian duct agenesis
  • Renal aplasia
  • Cervicothoracic somite dysplasia

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