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What is Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome?

What is Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome?

  • Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, fused finger bones and extra testes.

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

Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: Introduction

Types of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome:

Broader types of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome:

What causes Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome?

Causes of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: see causes of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome

What are the symptoms of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome?

Symptoms of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: see symptoms of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome

Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome.
Treatments for Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome: see treatments for Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome

Name and Aliases of Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome

Main name of condition: Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome

Other names or spellings for Theodor-Hertz-Goodman syndrome:

Symphalangism short stature accessory testis, Symphalangism [short stature - accessory testis], Symphalangism, short stature, skeletal anomalies, and accessory testis

Symphalangism, short stature, skeletal anomalies, and accessory testis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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