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What is Winchester Syndrome?

What is Winchester Syndrome?

  • Winchester Syndrome: A very rare condition involving destruction of bone in the ankle, wrists and elbows as well as eye, teeth and joint abnormalities.

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

Winchester Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Winchester Syndrome:

Broader types of Winchester Syndrome:

How serious is Winchester Syndrome?

Complications of Winchester Syndrome: see complications of Winchester Syndrome

What causes Winchester Syndrome?

Causes of Winchester Syndrome: see causes of Winchester Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Winchester Syndrome?

Symptoms of Winchester Syndrome: see symptoms of Winchester Syndrome

Complications of Winchester Syndrome: see complications of Winchester Syndrome

Onset of Winchester Syndrome: birth

Can anyone else get Winchester Syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Winchester Syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Winchester Syndrome

Winchester Syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Winchester Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Winchester Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Winchester Syndrome.
Treatments for Winchester Syndrome: see treatments for Winchester Syndrome
Research for Winchester Syndrome: see research for Winchester Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Winchester Syndrome

Main name of condition: Winchester Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Winchester Syndrome:

Short stature, severe joint contractures, peripheral corneal opacities, coarse facies, dissolution of carpal and tarsal bones, osteoporosis, Winchester-Grossman Syndrome, Winchester-Grossman disease

Short stature, severe joint contractures, peripheral corneal opacities, coarse facies, dissolution of carpal and tarsal bones, osteoporosis, Short stature, severe joint contractures, peripheral corneal opacities, coarse facies, dissolution of carpal and tarsal bones, osteoporosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Winchester Syndrome: Related Conditions

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