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What is Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B?

What is Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B?

  • Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: A rare inherited condition where the brainstem and part of the brain (cerebellum) is abnormally small. Type 2B differs from other types with respect to the location of the genetic defect.

Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: Introduction

Types of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B:

Broader types of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B:

How serious is Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B?

Prognosis of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: Death usually occurs during early childhood but rare cases have resulted in survival into early adulthood.

What causes Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B?

Causes of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: see causes of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B
Cause of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: The condition is inherited in an recessive manner.

What are the symptoms of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B?

Symptoms of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: see symptoms of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B

Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B: see treatments for Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B

Name and Aliases of Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B

Main name of condition: Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B

Other names or spellings for Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 2B:

PCH2B

 

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