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What is Worth syndrome?

What is Worth syndrome?

  • Worth syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign bony areas on the palate and thickening of various long bones.

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

Worth syndrome: Introduction

Types of Worth syndrome:

Broader types of Worth syndrome:

How serious is Worth syndrome?

Complications of Worth syndrome: see complications of Worth syndrome

What causes Worth syndrome?

Causes of Worth syndrome: see causes of Worth syndrome

What are the symptoms of Worth syndrome?

Symptoms of Worth syndrome: see symptoms of Worth syndrome

Complications of Worth syndrome: see complications of Worth syndrome

Onset of Worth syndrome: late childhood

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Worth syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Worth syndrome.
Treatments for Worth syndrome: see treatments for Worth syndrome

Name and Aliases of Worth syndrome

Main name of condition: Worth syndrome

Other names or spellings for Worth syndrome:

Benign hyperostosis corticalis generalisata, Endosteal hyperostosis Worth type, Osteosclerosis, autosomal dominant Worth type with torus palatinus, Hyperostosis corticalis generalisata congenita, hyperostosis corticalis generalista, benign-torus palatinus osteosclerosis, autosomal dominant, hyperostosis corticalis generalisata congenital, Osteosclerosis, autosomal dominant, Worth type

Hyperostosis corticalis generalisata, benign Source - Diseases Database

Benign hyperostosis corticalis generalisata, Endosteal hyperostosis Worth type, Hyperostosis corticalis generalisata congenita, Osteosclerosis, autosomal dominant Worth type with torus palatinus
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Worth syndrome: Related Conditions

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