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Rieger Syndrome

Rieger Syndrome: Introduction

Rieger Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by underdeveloped or absent teeth and craniofacial and eye abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rieger Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Rieger Syndrome

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Rieger Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Rieger Syndrome

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Rieger Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Clinical Trials for Rieger Syndrome

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Definitions of Rieger Syndrome:

Malformations of the anterior chamber of the eye and teeth with abnormalities involving the craniofacial structures, myotonic dystrophy, umbilical anomalies, and other variable defects. Psychomotor retardation occurs in some cases. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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