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Nievergelt syndrome

Nievergelt syndrome: Introduction

Nievergelt syndrome: A rare inherited bone disease which causes abnormalities in the lower leg and lower arm bones as well as dwarfism and digit anomalies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nievergelt syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Nievergelt syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Nievergelt syndrome:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Nievergelt syndrome?

Nievergelt syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Nievergelt syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Nievergelt syndrome

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Nievergelt syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Nievergelt syndrome

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Nievergelt syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Nievergelt syndrome

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Nievergelt syndrome: Animations

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Nievergelt syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Nievergelt syndrome:

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


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