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Kenny-Caffey syndrome type 2


Other Names for this Disease
  • KCS2
  • Dwarfism, cortical thickening of tubular bones and transient hypocalcemia
  • Kenny-Caffey syndrome, autosomal dominant
  • Autosomal dominant Kenny-Caffey syndrome
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Treatment

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How is Kenny-Caffey syndrome type 2 treated?

Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Hypocalcemia may be treated with vitamin D and calcium supplementation. Ocular abnormalities generally require corrective lenses.[1]
Last updated: 1/21/2010

References
  1. Diaz, GA. Kenny-Caffey Syndrome. NORD Guide to Rare Disorders. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003;


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Other Names for this Disease
  • KCS2
  • Dwarfism, cortical thickening of tubular bones and transient hypocalcemia
  • Kenny-Caffey syndrome, autosomal dominant
  • Autosomal dominant Kenny-Caffey syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.