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What is Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis?

What is Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis?

  • Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by eye, jaw and facial abnormalities.

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

Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: Introduction

Types of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis:

Broader types of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis:

What causes Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis?

Causes of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: see causes of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis

What are the symptoms of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis?

Symptoms of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: see symptoms of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis

Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: Maxillofacial Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis.
Treatments for Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis: see treatments for Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis

Name and Aliases of Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis

Main name of condition: Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis

Other names or spellings for Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis:

Richieri-Costa-Gorlin syndrome, Oculomaxillofacial dysplasia with oblique facial clefts, Oblique facial clefts

Oblique facial clefts, Oculomaxillofacial dysplasia with oblique facial clefts, Richieri Costa Gorlin syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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