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What is Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome?

What is Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome?

  • Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by hormonal, hair, skin and brain abnormalities.

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

Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: Introduction

Types of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome:

Broader types of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome:

What causes Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome?

Causes of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: see causes of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome

What are the symptoms of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome?

Symptoms of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: see symptoms of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome

Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: Pediatrician, Neurologist, Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome.
Treatments for Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome: see treatments for Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome

Name and Aliases of Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome

Main name of condition: Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome

Other names or spellings for Neuroectodermal endocrine syndrome:

Oerter-Friedman-Anderson syndrome

Oerter Friedman Anderson syndrome, Woodhouse-Sakati Syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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