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What is Van der Woude syndrome?

What is Van der Woude syndrome?

  • Van der Woude syndrome: A syndrome which is characterised by multiple congenital abnormalities.

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

Van der Woude syndrome: Introduction

Types of Van der Woude syndrome:

Broader types of Van der Woude syndrome:

How serious is Van der Woude syndrome?

Complications of Van der Woude syndrome: see complications of Van der Woude syndrome

What causes Van der Woude syndrome?

Causes of Van der Woude syndrome: see causes of Van der Woude syndrome

What are the symptoms of Van der Woude syndrome?

Symptoms of Van der Woude syndrome: see symptoms of Van der Woude syndrome

Complications of Van der Woude syndrome: see complications of Van der Woude syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Van der Woude syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Van der Woude syndrome.
Treatments for Van der Woude syndrome: see treatments for Van der Woude syndrome
Research for Van der Woude syndrome: see research for Van der Woude syndrome

Name and Aliases of Van der Woude syndrome

Main name of condition: Van der Woude syndrome

Other names or spellings for Van der Woude syndrome:

VDWS, VWS, Lip pit syndrome, LPS, Cleft lip and/or palate with mucous cysts of lower lip, Cleft lip and/or palate with mucous cysts of lower

Cleft lip and/or palate with mucous cysts of lower lip, LPS, Lip pit syndrome, VDWS, VWS
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Van der Woude syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Van der Woude syndrome:

 

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