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Diseases » XK aprosencephaly » Summary

What is XK aprosencephaly?

What is XK aprosencephaly?

  • XK aprosencephaly: An extremely rare condition where the forebrain is absent as well as other abnormalities.

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

XK aprosencephaly: Introduction

Types of XK aprosencephaly:

Broader types of XK aprosencephaly:

What causes XK aprosencephaly?

Causes of XK aprosencephaly: see causes of XK aprosencephaly

What are the symptoms of XK aprosencephaly?

Symptoms of XK aprosencephaly: see symptoms of XK aprosencephaly

Onset of XK aprosencephaly: birth

XK aprosencephaly: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for XK aprosencephaly.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and XK aprosencephaly.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of XK aprosencephaly

Main name of condition: XK aprosencephaly

Other names or spellings for XK aprosencephaly:

Garcia-Lurie syndrome, Aprosencephaly-atelencephaly syndrome, Aprosencephaly syndrome, XK syndrome, XK-aprosencephaly syndrome, Atelencephaly

Aprosencephaly syndrome, Aprosencephaly-atelencephaly syndrome, Garcia-Lurie syndrome, XK syndrome, XK-aprosencephaly syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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