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Ruvalcaba syndrome

Ruvalcaba syndrome: Introduction

Ruvalcaba syndrome: A very rare disorder characterized by short stature, skeletal abnormalities, mental retardation and distinctive facial features. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ruvalcaba syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ruvalcaba syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Ruvalcaba syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Ruvalcaba syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Ruvalcaba syndrome

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Ruvalcaba syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Ruvalcaba syndrome

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

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Definitions of Ruvalcaba syndrome:

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

Related Ruvalcaba syndrome Info

More information about Ruvalcaba syndrome

  1. Ruvalcaba syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths

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