Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

What is Rhombencephalosynapsis?

What is Rhombencephalosynapsis?

  • Rhombencephalosynapsis: Abnormal development of the brain where the vermis of the cerebellum is partially or totally absent and the cerebellar hemispheres are joined together. The type and severity of symptoms depends on the severity of the abnormality - symptoms can range from mild ataxia to cerebral palsy and mental retardation. The condition is usually associated with various other abnormalities or syndromes.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Rhombencephalosynapsis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Rhombencephalosynapsis: Introduction

Types of Rhombencephalosynapsis:

Broader types of Rhombencephalosynapsis:

What causes Rhombencephalosynapsis?

Causes of Rhombencephalosynapsis: see causes of Rhombencephalosynapsis

What are the symptoms of Rhombencephalosynapsis?

Symptoms of Rhombencephalosynapsis: see symptoms of Rhombencephalosynapsis

Rhombencephalosynapsis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rhombencephalosynapsis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rhombencephalosynapsis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rhombencephalosynapsis: Neonatologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rhombencephalosynapsis.
Treatments for Rhombencephalosynapsis: see treatments for Rhombencephalosynapsis

Name of Rhombencephalosynapsis

Main name of condition: Rhombencephalosynapsis


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