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What is Myhre Syndrome?

What is Myhre Syndrome?

  • Myhre Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized by retarded growth, mental retardation, bone abnormalities and distinctive facial features.
  • 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)

Myhre Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Myhre Syndrome:

Broader types of Myhre Syndrome:

How serious is Myhre Syndrome?

Complications of Myhre Syndrome: see complications of Myhre Syndrome

What causes Myhre Syndrome?

Causes of Myhre Syndrome: see causes of Myhre Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Myhre Syndrome?

Symptoms of Myhre Syndrome: see symptoms of Myhre Syndrome

Complications of Myhre Syndrome: see complications of Myhre Syndrome

Myhre Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myhre Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myhre Syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Myhre Syndrome

Main name of condition: Myhre Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Myhre Syndrome:

Facial dysmorphism - intellectual deficit - short stature - hearing loss, growth, mental deficiency, Growth mental deficiency syndrome of Myhre, Pre- and postnatal growth deficiency, unusual facies, generalized muscle hypertrophy, decreased joint mobility, cryptorchidism, cardiac anomaly, early

Growth-mental deficiency syndrome of Myhre
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Myhre Syndrome: Related Conditions

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

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