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Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: Introduction

Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, bowed long bones and permanent flexion of fingers. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

Treatments for Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

  • There is no cure and treatment is centered around managing symptoms: physiotherapy, surgery for bone abnormalities
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia?

Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: Complications

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Causes of Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

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Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

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Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

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Prognosis for Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

Prognosis for Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: most die within first year due to respiratory distress or hyperthermia

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Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia:

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

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More information about Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia

  1. Stuve-Wiedemann dysplasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis

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