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Ramon Syndrome

Ramon Syndrome: Introduction

Ramon Syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by cherubism, enlarged gums, epilepsy, mental deficiency and excessive body hair (hypertrichosis). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ramon Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ramon Syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Ramon Syndrome?

Ramon Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Ramon Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Ramon Syndrome

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Ramon Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Ramon Syndrome

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around more »

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 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 (MTBI), more »

Rare form of hair loss often misdiagnosed: a rare form of extreme hair loss called "Atrichia with papular lesions" (APL) is often misdiagnosed as 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 more »

Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/scalp conditions include more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in 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 migraines can also occur in children. See more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Ramon Syndrome

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Ramon Syndrome: Rare Types

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Ramon Syndrome: Animations

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Ramon Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Ramon Syndrome:

A slowly progressive syndrome of cherubic facies (fullness of the cheeks, producing a typical chubby face suggestive of a cherub) maxillary fibrous dysplasia, gingival enlargement, radiolucent lesions of the jaws, seizures, delayed mental development, stunted growth, and other defects. Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and vascular skin lesions may occur. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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