Fanconi renotubular syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Renal Fanconi syndrome
- Adult Fanconi syndrome
- Fanconi syndrome without cystinosis
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Your QuestionMy daughter had Fanconi renotubular syndrome and, unfortunately, she is now deceased from complications. How rare is Fanconi syndrome? How many cases have been diagnosed in the United States?
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Fanconi syndrome is quite rare. The exact number of cases of Fanconi syndrome is difficult to determine because there are several causes of this condition, both genetic and environmental. However, each condition that causes Fanconi syndrome is uncommon.
Last updated: 10/18/2013
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