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What is Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome?

What is Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome?

  • Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by deafness, malformed nails and other abnormalities.

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

Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: Introduction

Types of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome:

Broader types of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome:

What causes Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome?

Causes of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: see causes of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome

What are the symptoms of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome?

Symptoms of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: see symptoms of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome

Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: Pediatrician, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome.
Treatments for Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome: see treatments for Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome

Name and Aliases of Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome

Main name of condition: Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome

Other names or spellings for Robinson-Miller-Bensimon syndrome:

deafness and onychodystrophy, dominant form, Deafness [onychodystrophy, dominant form], Deafness, congenital [onychodystrophy, dominant form], Familial ectodermal dysplasia with sensori-neural deafness and other anomalies

Deafness and onychodystrophy, dominant form, Familial ectodermal dysplasia with sensori-neural deafness and other anomalies
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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