Other Names for this Disease
- NPS 1
- Turner-Kieser syndrome
- Fong disease
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 people with a diagnosis of nail-patella syndrome.
Last updated: 2/2/2016
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- Nail-patella syndrome. Genetics Home Reference. April 2013; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/nail-patella-syndrome.