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Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome: Introduction

Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature joining of certain skull bones during development which has an impact on the shape of the head and face. Features include brachycephaly, ear deformities as well as craniofacial, finger and bone abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

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Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

Misdiagnosis and Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

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Definitions of Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome:

A relatively mild form of acrocephalosyndactyly with a variable pattern of craniofacial, digital, and bone abnormalities. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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