Definition

What is Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome?

Bagatelle-Cassidy syndrome is an extremely rare cerebro-fronto-facial syndrome characterized by a large head, widely spaced eyes, hearing loss, short limbs and developmental delay. The most striking feature in Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome is the presence of macrocephaly and deafness.

How common is Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome?

Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome is a rare condition. Please discuss with your doctor for further information.

Symptoms

What are the symptoms of Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome?

The common symptoms of Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome are:

  • Sparse scalp hair
  • Large head
  • Widely spaced eyes
  • Hearing loss
  • Short limbs
  • Developmental delay
  • Downslanting palpebral fissures
  • Flat nasal bridge
  • Anteverted nostrils
  • Short nose
  • Broad nasal bridge
  • Short stature

There may be some symptoms not listed above. If you have any concerns about a symptom, please consult your doctor.

When should I see my doctor?

If you have any signs or symptoms listed above or have any questions, please consult with your doctor. Everyone’s body acts differently. It is always best to discuss with your doctor what is best for your situation.

Causes

What causes Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

Risk factors

What increases my risk for Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

Diagnosis & treatment

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. ALWAYS consult with your doctor for more information.

How is Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome diagnosed?

There is no specific diagnostic test. Five major criteria for the diagnosis of the Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome are: macrocephaly, hearing loss, short stature, developmental delay and mental retardation. The presence of characteristic craniofacial anomalies can help in diagnosis of the syndrome.

How is Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome treated?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

Lifestyle changes & home remedies

What are some lifestyle changes or home remedies that can help me manage Bagatelle Cassidy syndrome?

If you have any questions, please consult with your doctor to better understand the best solution for you.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Sources

Review Date: January 28, 2018 | Last Modified: January 28, 2018

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