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What is Nevo syndrome?

What is Nevo syndrome?

  • Nevo syndrome: A genetic disorder characterized by excessive fetal growth, loose joints, kyphosis and impaired speech and motor development.

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

Nevo syndrome: Introduction

Types of Nevo syndrome:

Broader types of Nevo syndrome:

What causes Nevo syndrome?

Causes of Nevo syndrome: see causes of Nevo syndrome

What are the symptoms of Nevo syndrome?

Symptoms of Nevo syndrome: see symptoms of Nevo syndrome

Nevo syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nevo syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nevo syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Nevo syndrome

Main name of condition: Nevo syndrome

Other names or spellings for Nevo syndrome:

Cerebral gigantism nevo type

Cerebral gigantism nevo type
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Nevo syndrome: Related Conditions

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