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What is NAME syndrome?

What is NAME syndrome?

  • NAME syndrome: A rare condition characterized by nevi (N), primary heart tumor (A - atrial myxoma), myxoid neurofibromas (M) and freckles (E - ephelides) - possibly the same as LAMB syndrome.

NAME syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that NAME syndrome, or a subtype of NAME 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 it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list NAME syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

NAME syndrome: Introduction

Types of NAME syndrome:

Broader types of NAME syndrome:

What causes NAME syndrome?

Causes of NAME syndrome: see causes of NAME syndrome

What are the symptoms of NAME syndrome?

Symptoms of NAME syndrome: see symptoms of NAME syndrome

NAME syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for NAME syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and NAME syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for NAME syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for NAME syndrome.
Treatments for NAME syndrome: see treatments for NAME syndrome
Research for NAME syndrome: see research for NAME syndrome

Name and Aliases of NAME syndrome

Main name of condition: NAME syndrome

Other names or spellings for NAME syndrome:

Nevi atrial myxoma melanocytic nevi ephelides

Nevi atrial myxoma melanocytic nevi ephelides
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NAME syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, NAME syndrome:


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