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Ellis -van creveld syndrome

Ellis -van creveld syndrome:
  1. Causes (1 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Ellis -van creveld syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ellis -van creveld syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Ellis -van creveld syndrome Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Ellis -van creveld syndrome may include:

  • Multidisciplinary management
  • Supportive care
  • Dietary counselling
  • Dental care-oral hygiene instruction, plaque control
  • Prosthetic rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic procedures correct polydactyly and other orthopedic malformations
  • Cardiac surgery may be needed to correct cardiac anomalies
  • Thoracic expansion has been attempted in some patients
  • more treatments...»

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Article Excerpts about Ellis -van creveld syndrome

Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, also known as "chondroectodermal dysplasia," is a rare genetic...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Definitions of Ellis -van creveld syndrome:

Chondrodysplasia of long bones affecting mainly the distal ends of extremities and resulting in short-limb dwarfism, hexadactyly of the fingers and less frequently the toes; ectodermal dysplasia with nail and hair abnormalities, and congenital heart defects. Associated abnormalities may include cryptorchidism, epispadias, talipes equinovalgus, and Dandy-Walker syndrome (absence of cerebellar vermis, hydrocephalus, and posterior fossa cyst continuous with the fourth ventricle). Some patients are retarded. The largest pedigree was observed in Old Order Amish in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and some cases were reported in Australian Aborigines.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Ellis -van creveld syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ellis -van creveld syndrome, or a subtype of Ellis -van creveld syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Ellis -van creveld syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Ellis -van creveld syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ellis -van creveld syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ellis -van creveld syndrome. Of the 1 causes of Ellis -van creveld syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ellis -van creveld syndrome:

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What are the alternative names for Ellis -van creveld syndrome:

Chondroectodermal dysplasia, Mesoectodermal dysplasia
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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