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Andersen syndrome (medical condition): A rare disorder where a genetic mutation causes periods of...more »
Andersen syndrome: A clinical triad consisting of potassium-sensitive periodic paralysis, ventricular ectopy, and dysmorphic features. It results from mutations in the KCNJ2 gene which codes for the INWARD RECTIFIER POTASSIUM CHANNELS subfamily J, member 2 (KCNJ2 protein, human.).
Source: MeSH 2007
These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Andersen syndrome:
Andersen syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Andersen syndrome, or a subtype of Andersen syndrome,
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 if affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Andersen syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
Andersen syndrome: Andersen syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:
Some of the symptoms of Andersen syndrome incude:
These medical disease topics may be related to Andersen syndrome:
Source - NIH
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