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What is Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome?

What is Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome?

  • Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, reduced hair, short fingers, epilepsy and abnormal bone development.

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

Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: Introduction

Types of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome:

Broader types of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome:

What causes Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome?

Causes of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: see causes of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome

What are the symptoms of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome?

Symptoms of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: see symptoms of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome

Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome.
Treatments for Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome: see treatments for Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome

Name and Aliases of Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome

Main name of condition: Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome

Other names or spellings for Nicolaides-Baraitser syndrome:

Sparse hair and mental retardation

Mental retardation sparse hair brachydactyly, Sparse hair and mental retardation
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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