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Myhre syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Facial dysmorphism - intellectual deficit - short stature - hearing loss
  • Growth mental deficiency syndrome of Myhre
  • LAPS syndrome
  • Laryngotracheal stenosis, arthropathy, prognathism, and short stature
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How might Myhre syndrome be treated?

Treatment of this condition is symptomatic and supportive. Children with Myhre syndrome may require management by a team of specialists, including pediatricians, speech pathologists, orthopedists (bone specialists), cardiologists (heart specialists), audiologists (hearing specialists), and physical therapists. Early intervention is important to help ensure that children with Myhre syndrome reach their full potential.[1]
Last updated: 3/17/2014

References
  1. Myhre Syndrome. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2004; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1075/viewAbstract. Accessed 3/17/2014.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Facial dysmorphism - intellectual deficit - short stature - hearing loss
  • Growth mental deficiency syndrome of Myhre
  • LAPS syndrome
  • Laryngotracheal stenosis, arthropathy, prognathism, and short stature
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.