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Rhizomelic syndrome

Rhizomelic syndrome: Introduction

Rhizomelic syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short upper arm and thigh bones. Death frequently occurs in early childhood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rhizomelic syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Rhizomelic syndrome

Causes of Rhizomelic syndrome

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Prognosis for Rhizomelic syndrome

Prognosis for Rhizomelic syndrome: early childhood death

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Definitions of Rhizomelic syndrome:

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

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  1. Rhizomelic syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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