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Emergency guidelines

The emergency guidelines are articles which are expert-authored and peer-reviewed. They are intended to guide health care professionals in emergency situations.
They are not yet available in the six languages of Orphanet or for all rare diseases.

List of diseases in alphabetical order


To view a specific article, access the alphabetical disease list.

Information in Orphanet is updated on a regular basis.
It may happen that new discoveries are made in between updates and do not yet appear in the disease profile. The date of the last update is always indicated. Professionals are always encouraged to consult the most recent publications before making any decisions based on the information provided.

The provided information is based on published scientific articles. These general texts may not apply to specific cases, due to the extensive variability of disease expression. It is of the utmost importance to check if the information is relevant or not to a specific case.

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