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OGS 2

Introduction: OGS 2

Description of OGS 2

OGS 2 (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder characterized by defects along the midline...more »

See also:

Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II:
  »Introduction: Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II
  »Symptoms of Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II
  »Causes of Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II
  »Treatments for Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II

OGS 2: Rare Disease

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

OGS 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that OGS 2, or a subtype of OGS 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

OGS 2 as a Disease

OGS 2: Another name for Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II
  »Symptoms of Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II
  »Causes of Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II
  »Treatments for Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II

OGS 2: Related Diseases

OGS 2: OGS 2 is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of OGS 2

Some of the causes of OGS 2 are included in the list below:

  • The condition is caused by a genetic defect which is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner

Symptoms of OGS 2 (Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II)

Some of the symptoms of OGS 2 incude:

Treatments for OGS 2 (Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II)

Treatments for OGS 2 (Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II) 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 OGS 2: For more treatment information about OGS 2, see treatment of Opitz G/BBB Syndrome, Type II (OGS 2)

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Terms Similar to OGS 2:

Source - NIH

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