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Peters-plus syndrome

Introduction: Peters-plus syndrome

Description of Peters-plus syndrome

Peters-plus syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder characterized by short limb dwarfism,...more »

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Krause-Kivlin syndrome:
  »Introduction: Krause-Kivlin syndrome
  »Symptoms of Krause-Kivlin syndrome

Peters-plus syndrome: Peters anomaly (central corneal leukoma, central defect of Descemet's membrane, and shallow anterior chamber with synechiae between the iris and cornea) associated with short limb dwarfism and delayed mental development.
Source: Diseases Database

Peters-plus syndrome: Related Topics

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Peters-plus syndrome: Rare Disease

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

Peters-plus syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Peters-plus syndrome, or a subtype of Peters-plus 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 Peters-plus syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Peters-plus syndrome as a Disease

Peters-plus syndrome: Another name for Krause-Kivlin syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Krause-Kivlin syndrome
  »Symptoms of Krause-Kivlin syndrome

Peters-plus syndrome: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of Peters-plus syndrome (Krause-Kivlin syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Peters-plus syndrome incude:

Peters-plus syndrome: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Peters-plus syndrome:

  • hereditary syndrome
  • leucoma
  • shallow anterior chamber
  • short-limbed dwarfism
  • delayed mental development

Terms associated with Peters-plus syndrome:

Terms Similar to Peters-plus syndrome:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

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