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Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome

Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome: Introduction

Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by early onset of osteoporosis (during childhood) and loss of vision resulting from retinal detachment due to a retinal pseudoglioma (inflammatory eye condition). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome is available below.

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Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome

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Definitions of Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome:

A rare syndrome characterized by generalized osteoporosis, pseudoglioma, and blindness usually due to retinal detachment. Mental retardation and ligamental laxity are variable manifestations. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

Related Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome Info

More information about Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome

  1. Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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