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Opitz BBBG syndrome

Introduction: Opitz BBBG syndrome

Description of Opitz BBBG syndrome

Opitz BBBG syndrome (medical condition): A congenital disorder characterized by distinctive...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

Opitz BBBG syndrome: Related Topics

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Opitz BBBG syndrome: Rare Disease

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

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

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Opitz BBBG syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Opitz BBBG syndrome as a Disease

Opitz BBBG 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

Opitz BBBG syndrome: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Opitz BBBG syndrome

Some of the causes of Opitz BBBG 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 Opitz BBBG syndrome (Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias)

Some of the symptoms of Opitz BBBG syndrome incude:

Treatments for Opitz BBBG syndrome (Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias)

Treatments for Opitz BBBG 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 Opitz BBBG syndrome: For more treatment information about Opitz BBBG syndrome, see treatment of Hypertelorism with esophageal abnormality and hypospadias (Opitz BBBG syndrome)

Opitz BBBG syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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