Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Diseases » Ramon Syndrome » Summary
 

What is Ramon Syndrome?

What is Ramon Syndrome?

  • Ramon Syndrome: A rare genetic condition characterized by cherubism, enlarged gums, epilepsy, mental deficiency and excessive body hair (hypertrichosis).
  • 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

Ramon Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Ramon Syndrome:

Broader types of Ramon Syndrome:

How serious is Ramon Syndrome?

Complications of Ramon Syndrome: see complications of Ramon Syndrome

What causes Ramon Syndrome?

Causes of Ramon Syndrome: see causes of Ramon Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Ramon Syndrome?

Symptoms of Ramon Syndrome: see symptoms of Ramon Syndrome

Complications of Ramon Syndrome: see complications of Ramon Syndrome

Ramon Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ramon Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ramon Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ramon Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ramon Syndrome.
Treatments for Ramon Syndrome: see treatments for Ramon Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Ramon Syndrome

Main name of condition: Ramon Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Ramon Syndrome:

cherubism, gingival fibromatosis, epilepsy, mental deficiency, hypertrichosis, Cherubism, gingival fibromatosis, epilepsy, mental deficiency, hypertrichosis, and stunted growth, Gingival fibromatosis combined with cherubism, Cherubism gingival fibromatosis mental retardation

Cherubism, gingival fibromatosis, epilepsy, mental deficiency, hypertrichosis, and stunted growth, Gingival fibromatosis combined with cherubism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ramon Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Ramon Syndrome:

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise