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What is Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome?

What is Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome?

  • Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by progressive ataxia, deafness and mental retardation.

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

Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Introduction

Types of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome:

Broader types of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome:

What causes Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome?

Causes of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: see causes of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome

What are the symptoms of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome?

Symptoms of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: see symptoms of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome

Onset of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: infancy

Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome.
Treatments for Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome: see treatments for Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome

Name and Aliases of Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome

Main name of condition: Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome

Other names or spellings for Reardon-Wilson-Cavanagh syndrome:

Familial ataxia, deafness, and developmental delay, Ataxia, hearing loss, and mental retardation, Ataxia-deafness-retardation syndrome, ADR syndrome

ADR syndrome, Ataxia, hearing loss, and mental retardation, Ataxia-deafness-retardation syndrome, Familial ataxia, deafness, and developmental delay
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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