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Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome

Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Introduction

Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by extra fingers, deafness and an intestinal disorder called Hirschsprung disease where waste material fails to move effectively through the intestinal system resulting in constipation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome

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Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome

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Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome

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

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see 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 known possibilities are more »

Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome

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Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Rare Types

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Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome:

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

Related Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome Info

More information about Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome

  1. Santos-Mateus-Leal syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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