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What is Summitt syndrome?

What is Summitt syndrome?

  • Summitt syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder abnormalities of the head, hands and feet as well as obesity.
  • Summitt syndrome: Craniosynostosis with craniofacial dysmorphism, finger and toe abnormalities, heart defects, growth retardation, and other disorders.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Summitt syndrome: Introduction

Types of Summitt syndrome:

Broader types of Summitt syndrome:

How serious is Summitt syndrome?

Complications of Summitt syndrome: see complications of Summitt syndrome

What causes Summitt syndrome?

Causes of Summitt syndrome: see causes of Summitt syndrome

What are the symptoms of Summitt syndrome?

Symptoms of Summitt syndrome: see symptoms of Summitt syndrome

Complications of Summitt syndrome: see complications of Summitt syndrome

Onset of Summitt syndrome: birth

Can anyone else get Summitt syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Summitt syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Summitt syndrome

Summitt syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Summitt syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Summitt syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Summitt syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Summitt syndrome.
Treatments for Summitt syndrome: see treatments for Summitt syndrome

Name and Aliases of Summitt syndrome

Main name of condition: Summitt syndrome

Other names or spellings for Summitt syndrome:

Summit acrocephalosyndactyly, craniosynostosis, syndactyly, obesity, Summitt's acrocephalosyndactyly, Recessive acrocephalosyndactyly with normal intelligence

Acrocephalopolysyndactyly type 2, Carpenter's syndrome, Goodman syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Recessive acrocephalosyndactyly with normal intelligence, Summitt's acrocephalosyndactyly
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Summitt syndrome: Related Conditions

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