Other Names for this Disease
- Dyschondrodysplasia with Hemangiomas
- Enchondromatosis with Multiple Cavernous Hemangiomas
- Hemangiomatosis Chondrodystrophica
- Kast Syndrome
- Multiple Angiomas and Endochondromas
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Management aims at relief of symptoms and early detection of malignancies.
Individuals with Maffucci syndrome may benefit from consultations with the following specialists:
- Radiologist: Radiography or CT scanning performed periodically to evaluate bone changes.
- Orthopedic surgeon: An orthopedic surgeon may be consulted to evaluate bone changes and skeletal neoplasms and to help in treatment of fractures associated with the disease.
- Dermatologist: A dermatologist may be consulted to evaluate hemangiomas associated with the condition and to identify any new lesions on the skin.
Last updated: 7/28/2014
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- Kuwahara RT, Rasberry R. Maffucci Syndrome. Medscape Reference. April 29, 2014; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111804-overview. Accessed 7/28/2014.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- The Centers for Mendelian Genomics program is working to discover the causes of rare genetic disorders. For more information about applying to the research study, please visit their website.