Rieger Syndrome: Introduction
Rieger Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by underdeveloped or absent teeth and craniofacial and eye abnormalities.
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causes, and treatments of Rieger Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Rieger Syndrome
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Causes of Rieger Syndrome
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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.
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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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