This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal calcium-phosphate regulating
Enlarged male breast
High blood phosphate levels
Recurrent joint dislocations[ more ]
|Multiple cafe-au-lait spots||0007565|
Having too much body fat
Early onset of puberty
Early puberty[ more ]
Round facial appearance
Round facial shape[ more ]
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the menstrual cycle||0000140|
|Abnormality of the penis||0000036|
|Coarse facial features||
Coarse facial appearance
Abnormality of cognition
Mental impairment[ more ]
Enlarged thyroid gland in neck
Mental retardation, nonspecific
Mental-retardation[ more ]
Abnormal curving of the spine
Firm lump under the skin
Growth of abnormal tissue under the skin[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the hip bone||
Abnormality of the hips
Hearing defect[ more ]
Tumours of the breast[ more ]
|Neoplasm of the thyroid gland||0100031|
Increased fracture rate
Multiple spontaneous fractures
Varying degree of multiple fractures[ more ]
Cancer of connective tissue
Malignant connective tissue tumor[ more ]
Increased thickness of skull cap
Thickened skull cap[ more ]
Loss of eyesight
Poor vision[ more ]
If you need medical advice, you can look for doctors or other healthcare professionals who have experience with this disease. You may find these specialists through advocacy organizations, clinical trials, or articles published in medical journals. You may also want to contact a university or tertiary medical center in your area, because these centers tend to see more complex cases and have the latest technology and treatments.
If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
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I was born with Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy. When I have children, is there a chance of them having it? See answer
My 17-year-old daughter has progressive osseous heteroplasia and the time has come for me to discuss with her the consequences of this disease in regard to having children of her own. Can you please send be any information you have? See answer
My children are affected by Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy. Can you tell me more about this condition? See answer