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Myhre Syndrome

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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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
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Myhre Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 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 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' more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, 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 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 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 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 ( 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 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 more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called " more »

Myhre Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Myhre Syndrome

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Myhre Syndrome: Rare Types

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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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