Nail patella syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Fong disease
- Nail-patella syndrome
- NPS 1
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Your QuestionI have had one previous full term pregnancy without complications but recently miscarried at 10 weeks. Would my diagnosis of nail patella syndrome increase my risk for a miscarriage?
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Based on a comprehensive review of the literature, there appears to be no indication that the risk for miscarriage is increased for individuals with a diagnosis of nail patella syndrome.    
Last updated: 5/24/2011
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