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Brachial amelia, forebrain defects and facial clefts


Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilateral brachial amelia, facial clefts, encephalocele, orbital cyst and omphalocele
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ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • Fifth International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion , Thursday, May 28, 2009 - Saturday, May 30, 2009
    Location: Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX
    Description: The main objective of this conference was to focus on the current problems associated with pediatric cardiac patients during and after acute or chronic cardiac support. At this conference, we brought together many distinguished physicians and scientists to define precisely the current problems and to suggest solutions with novel approaches.

  • Hydrocephalus: Myths, New Facts, Clear Directions, Thursday, September 29, 2005 - Saturday, October 01, 2005
    Location: Marriott White Flint, Bethesda, MD
    Description: Approximately 90% of infants born with spina bifida have hydrocephalus. Other congenital abnormalities such as aqueductal stenosis due to posterior fossa developmental disorders can also cause hydrocephalus. Participants discussed current knowledge gaps in clinical hydrocephalus research.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Bilateral brachial amelia, facial clefts, encephalocele, orbital cyst and omphalocele
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.