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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

 

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