Myhre Syndrome: Introduction
Myhre Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized by retarded growth, mental retardation, bone abnormalities and distinctive facial features.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Myhre Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Myhre Syndrome
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symptoms of Myhre Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Myhre Syndrome:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Myhre Syndrome?
Myhre Syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Myhre Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Myhre Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Myhre Syndrome
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Myhre Syndrome:
- Growth-mental deficiency syndrome
- Facial dysmorphism; short stature; brachydactyly; muscle hypertrophy; decreased joint mobility; hearing loss; mental retardation
- more related diseases...»
Myhre Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Myhre Syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain,...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.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of ...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can...read more »
Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called " psoriatic...read more »
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Myhre Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Bone, Joint and Orthopedic Specialists:
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- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Myhre Syndrome
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Definitions of Myhre Syndrome:
Mental retardation, growth deficiency, midfacial hypoplasia, hearing loss, generalized muscular hypertrophy, joint limitation, and skeletal abnormalities are the cardinal features of this syndrome. See also Myhre-GOMBO syndrome.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Myhre Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Myhre Syndrome, or a subtype of Myhre Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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