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GBBB syndrome

Introduction: GBBB syndrome

Description of GBBB syndrome

GBBB syndrome (medical condition): A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive facial features,...more »

See also:

Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias:
  »Introduction: Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
  »Symptoms of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
  »Causes of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
  »Treatments for Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

GBBB syndrome: Rare Disease

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

GBBB syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that GBBB syndrome, or a subtype of GBBB syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

GBBB syndrome as a Disease

GBBB syndrome: Another name for Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
  »Symptoms of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
  »Causes of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias
  »Treatments for Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias

GBBB syndrome: Related Diseases

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

Causes of GBBB syndrome

Some of the causes of GBBB syndrome are included in the list below:

  • The condition is caused by a genetic defect which can be inherited in a X-linked or autosomal dominant manner

Symptoms of GBBB syndrome (Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias)

Some of the symptoms of GBBB syndrome incude:

Treatments for GBBB syndrome (Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias)

Treatments for GBBB syndrome (Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias) include:

  • Treatment involves managing symptoms as they develop or repairing defects if possible:
  • Surgery may be needed to correct malformations or defects such as cleft lip or palate, heart defects, imperforate anus and trachea-esophageal defects
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is also recommended
  • Tracheostomy may be required if the airway is compromised due to laryngeal or esophageal defects
  • Speech therapy may be required for speech problems resulting from cleft lip or palate

Treatment of GBBB syndrome: For more treatment information about GBBB syndrome, see treatment of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias (GBBB syndrome)

GBBB syndrome: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to GBBB syndrome:

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Terms Similar to GBBB syndrome:

Source - NIH

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