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Timothy syndrome

Timothy syndrome: Introduction

Timothy syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by webbed fingers and a heart defect. Most affected individuals die during early childhood or infancy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Timothy syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Timothy syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Timothy syndrome?

Timothy syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Timothy syndrome

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Timothy syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Timothy syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension more »

Timothy syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Timothy syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Timothy syndrome

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Timothy syndrome: Animations

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Timothy syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Timothy syndrome:

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


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