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Andersen syndrome

Introduction: Andersen syndrome

Description of Andersen syndrome

Andersen syndrome (medical condition): A rare disorder where a genetic mutation causes periods of...more »

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Andersen-Tawil syndrome:
  »Introduction: Andersen-Tawil syndrome
  »Symptoms of Andersen-Tawil syndrome

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

Andersen syndrome: Related Topics

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Andersen syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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 as a Disease

Andersen syndrome: Another name for Andersen-Tawil syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Andersen-Tawil syndrome
  »Symptoms of Andersen-Tawil syndrome

Andersen syndrome: Related Diseases

Andersen syndrome: Andersen syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Andersen syndrome (Andersen-Tawil syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Andersen syndrome incude:

Andersen syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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