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Pallister-Hall Syndrome

Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Introduction

Pallister-Hall Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by hypothalamic hamartoblastoma, hypopituitarism, imperforate anus and polydactyly. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pallister-Hall Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Pallister-Hall Syndrome

Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury ...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »

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Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Animations

Research about Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Pallister-Hall Syndrome

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Statistics for Pallister-Hall Syndrome

Pallister-Hall Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Pallister-Hall Syndrome:

A syndrome of hypothalamic hamartoblastoma, craniofacial abnormalities, polydactyly, and endocrine, cardiac, renal defects, and mild mental retardation in some cases. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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