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|
Breakdown of bone
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the sacroiliac joint||0100781|
Water retention[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Pain in stomach
Stomach pain[ more ]
|Cranial nerve paralysis||0006824|
|Inflammation of the large intestine||0002037|
Increased fracture rate
Multiple spontaneous fractures
Varying degree of multiple fractures[ more ]
|Recurrent skin infections||
Skin infections, recurrent[ more ]
Fat in feces
Inflammation of blood vessel
Blood clot in vein
Other drugs that may be used include:
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Differential diagnosis includes infectious osteomyelitis or arthritis, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, and bone tumors such as Ewing sarcoma, osteoblastoma, and osteoid osteoma. Hypophosphatasia may mimic the bone phenotype of SAPHO syndrome.
Visit the Orphanet disease page for more information.
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Are there any specialists in the San Diego, CA, area for Sapho Syndrome? Where can I find information on recommended treatments? Any information would be helpful. See answer