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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Blood disorder: This is a family of diseases that cause bone marrow dysfunction. There are several types that have different prognoses. Some types are precursors to l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Myelodysplastic syndrome include:: Fatigue, Autoimmune conditions, Bacterial infections, Enlarged liver, Enlarged lymph nodes, Exercise intolerance, Large spleen, Pale skin, Petechiae ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Holland
42 years experience Medical Oncology
Myelodysplastic : Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a category of blood disorder, whereby, the bone marrow is unable to produce normal blood cells (red cells, white blo ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Myelodysplastic syndrome include:: Bone marrow biopsy, Complete blood count, Epoetin alfa, HIV test, HLA typing, Reticulocyte count, Vitamin B12 folate (folic acid) blood level, RBC f ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
It varies: There may be none or the patient may feel tired from anemia, show signs of bruising from low platelets or infections from low white blood counts.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CBC and bone marrow : Mds is diagnosed with a bone marrow biopsy. The biopsy is examined under the microscope and the chromosomes are analyzed for certain changes. A comp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Treatment of mds will vary according to the clinical situation and a variety of findings on bone marrow such as the percentage of blasts, cytogenetic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The risk factors for getting Myelodysplastic syndrome include:: Aplastic anemia, Down syndrome.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Antiphospholipids: An autoimune disorder characterized by antibodies to certain phopholipids that predisposes to clotting problmes and pregnancy complications. A certain ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Birth defect: Congenital birth defect that affects the development of the ear, nose, mandible, and palate.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Definition: The myelodysplastic syndromes (mds) comprise a heterogeneous group of malignant stem cell disorders characterized by dysplastic and ineffective blood ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no genetic relationship to the development of a paraneoplastic syndrome.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Crouzon: Crouzon craniofacial dysostosis was described by crouzon in 1912. The genetic cause was not identified until 1994 and the credit goes to a number of ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Blood disease: These are a group of blood disorders that cause anemia or problems with the white cells, platelets or all three. There are several different forms t ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
It is a genetic synd: It is a genetic syndrome. There's a bout a 3% chance the child will pass it on and less than a 1% chance it would occur in a sibling of this child of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems.
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Chromosome 8: This is a list of diseases associated to chromosome 8 http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/chromosome/8/show/conditions. I do not see myelodysplastic syndrome.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Most females are born with 2 x chromosomes. Ts is a disorder resulting from missing one x chromosome or some part of it in the cells of the body. It ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Some causes of nephrotic syndrome are due to herediary causes, eg one of the causes of fsgs also called focal and segmentalglomerulosclerosis.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
nature and nurture: Like most mental health conditions, munchausen's is most likely a complex interplay between the genome and developmental/ socioemotional influences.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Treacher collins syndrome is an autosomal dominant mutation of a gene that codes for a nucleolar phosphoprotein.Researchers cite chromasome 5 as the p ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not inherited: Patau syndrome, or trisomy 13, is not inherited, in that a baby does not "get it" from either parent. It is usually caused when the egg does not divi ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The exposure: Was likely years and maybe even decades ago. Do you know what the "element" was?
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Yes and no: Prader-willi syndrome involves early low tone with later overeating and obesity since the person is never full. It is genetic, with ~70% of cases havi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Bone Marrow Biopsy: Pancytopenia is a clinical condition that can be caused by a variety of diseases such as aplastic anemia, myelodysplasia, drug toxicity. Myelodysplas ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
45 X/0 Pattern: At conception, one half of a set of 46 (23pairs) chromosomes (cms) is brought from egg & sperm.If the combination is missing one x of the sex cms, a f ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Kabuki syndrome: is a genetically inherited disorder. Here is a link for more information, resources and support: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/kabuki-syndrome
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The cure for hellp syndrome is delivery. The good news is it usually develops late in the pregnancy. Although the baby maybe premature, many of them w ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
PFS can happen: Marfan syndrome patients can get aches and pains in many joints because of the looser ligaments trying to hold the joints together at rest and under p ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: I would need more information. Mgus is not a cancer, but a condition that has a small chance of becoming myeloma. It does not require treatment. Mds h ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy : There are some chemotherapy drugs that can be used for myelodysplastic syndrome(mds). Growth factors and transfusions can be used in some cases. Als ... Read More
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