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What is Nance-Horan Syndrome?

What is Nance-Horan Syndrome?

  • Nance-Horan Syndrome: An inherited congenital condition characterized mainly by cataracts and peg-shaped and extra teeth.
  • Nance-Horan Syndrome: Congenital cataracts with impaired vision, extra incisors, anteverted pinnae, short fourth metacarpals, and variable anomalies. Mental deficiency was noted in some patients.
    Source - Diseases Database

Nance-Horan Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Nance-Horan Syndrome, or a subtype of Nance-Horan 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 Nance-Horan Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Nance-Horan Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Nance-Horan Syndrome:

Broader types of Nance-Horan Syndrome:

How serious is Nance-Horan Syndrome?

Complications of Nance-Horan Syndrome: see complications of Nance-Horan Syndrome

What causes Nance-Horan Syndrome?

Causes of Nance-Horan Syndrome: see causes of Nance-Horan Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Nance-Horan Syndrome?

Symptoms of Nance-Horan Syndrome: see symptoms of Nance-Horan Syndrome

Complications of Nance-Horan Syndrome: see complications of Nance-Horan Syndrome

Onset of Nance-Horan Syndrome: birth

Nance-Horan Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nance-Horan Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nance-Horan Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nance-Horan Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nance-Horan Syndrome.
Treatments for Nance-Horan Syndrome: see treatments for Nance-Horan Syndrome
Research for Nance-Horan Syndrome: see research for Nance-Horan Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Nance-Horan Syndrome

Main name of condition: Nance-Horan Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Nance-Horan Syndrome:

Brachymetacarpia, cataract, mesiodens, Cataract-Dental Syndrome, Cataract, X-linked, with Hutchinsonian Teeth, Mesiodens-Cataract Syndrome

Mesiodens-cataract syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Cataract, X-Linked, with Hutchinsonian Teeth, Cataract-Dental Syndrome, Mesiodens-Cataract Syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Nance-Horan Syndrome: Related Conditions

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