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Introduction: Pycnodysostosis

Description of Pycnodysostosis

Pycnodysostosis (medical condition): A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving an enzyme (cathepsin...more »

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Pycnodysostosis: a form of dwarfism accompanied by fragile bones and bad teeth.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Pycnodysostosis: Rare Disease

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

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

Source - Orphanet

Pycnodysostosis as a Disease

Pycnodysostosis (medical condition): See Pycnodysostosis (disease information).
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Pycnodysostosis: Related Diseases

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Broader terms for Pycnodysostosis

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Hierarchical classifications of Pycnodysostosis

The following list attempts to classify Pycnodysostosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • dwarfism,nanism
  • congenital disease,genetic abnormality,genetic defect,genetic disease,genetic disorder,hereditary condition,hereditary disease,inherited disease,inherited disorder
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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