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Whats ectodermal dysplasia?

Whats ectodermal dysplasia?

Many types...: Ectodermal dysplasia is a group of conditions in which there is abnormal development of the skin, hair, nails, teeth, or sweat glands. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002440/. ...Read more

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Ectodermal Dysplasia (Definition)

Ectodermal dysplasia = group of syndromes/disorder affecting structure of ectodermal origin (such as skin, hair, ...Read more


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What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

No specific link: The congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome is considered sporadic in its occurrence.A few available studies of biopsy material have found abnormalities on the 1st, 12th or 19 th chromosome but no consistent pattern is reported.See the recent article : www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2994429. ...Read more

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What causes dysplastic nevi syndrome?

What causes dysplastic nevi syndrome?

It is a familial: condition, but a lot is still not understood about transfer in families. Patients with this syndrome are at higher risk for abnormal moles and melanoma. So regular checks with dermatology is imperative ...Read more

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Is bronchopulmonary dysplasia genetic?

Is bronchopulmonary dysplasia genetic?

Not usualy: Not usually. Etiology of bpd or chronic lung disease is usually immature lung or infection with subsequent changes due to therapy with oxygen and ventilatory pressures. ...Read more

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What happens in dysplastic nevus syndrome?

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What happens in dysplastic nevus syndrome?

Close monitoring: Dysplastic nevus syndrome is a condition in which the person has many (often 100's) atypical moles. With the syndrome, one has a higher risk of developing malignant melanoma, which is a high risk skin cancer. For this reason, frequent and close monitoring with self skin checks and routinely by a dermatologist is a must. ...Read more

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What is spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia?

SED is a term…: …describing a group of disorders involving abnormal growth (dysplasia) of the spine (spondylo) & of the growing ends of bones (epiphyseal). It results in disproportionately short trunk & many other abnormalities. The following website covers the topic very thoroughly: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/1260836-overview. ...Read more

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Is hip dysplasia genetic?

Is hip dysplasia genetic?

Usually not: it may be caused by low amniotic fluid volume, inhibiting the fetal movement. I may be associated with rare bone displaces, or mor frequently seen in chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. It may be a sporadic finding. ...Read more

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What does this mean? Inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situ invasive squamous cell carcinoma (transitional)?

What does this mean? Inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situ invasive squamous cell carcinoma (transitional)?

Premalignant: An inverted papilloma is a tumor in which surface epithelial cells grow downward into the underlying supportive tissue. It may occur in the nose and/or sinuses or in the urinary tract (bladder, renal pelvis, ureter, urethra).. With dysplasia and in-situ squamous Ca this would probably be a premalignant sinus carcinoma bordering on squamous cell Ca needing resection. ...Read more

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What is cleidocranial dysplasia?

Bone disease..: Cleidocranial dysplasia is a condition that primarily affects the development of the bones and teeth. It can be inherited from one affected parent, or be a new mutation in an affected individual. It is important for a patient with this disease to see a geneticist. They can help coordinate care with other specialists (bone doctors, dentists) for this disease. ...Read more

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Is squamous cell carcinoma keratoacanthoma variant deadly?

Is squamous cell carcinoma keratoacanthoma variant deadly?

Not really: Not necessarily. It could appear suddenly and grow rapidly. But then it will reach a certain size then it will stop growing, and then regress weeks to months later. As long as it is contained, localized in the skin- surgical resection will take care of that . However if it has metastasized ( which is not common ) -then it will give you problem. ...Read more

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Can you explain my papresults.Endocervical/transformation zone component present,EPITHELIAL CELL ABNORMALITY,Low Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion?

Can you explain my papresults.Endocervical/transformation zone component present,EPITHELIAL CELL ABNORMALITY,Low Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion?

A common pap result.: This is a common pap smear result and represents the first stage of what Pathologist classify as not completely normal cervical epithelial cells acquired from the junction of the outer cervix and the inner cervix.(transformation zone). The pap smear is mode up of "dead" cells and sometimes they look like this report. Your MD may want to repeat this pap in a few months so check with them. ...Read more

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Is spondylometaphyseal dysplasia curable?

Is spondylometaphyseal dysplasia curable?

Not usually: Not curable. Deformities of spine and long bones occurs. Some shortening and dwarfism.No cure for this congenital dysplasia.Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia is a genetic disorder with features similar to those of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, including a short trunk, short-limbed dwarfism, near-sightedness, cleft palate, pectus (chest wall) deformities, and lumbar lordosis (swayback). ...Read more

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What is inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situto invasive squamous cell carcinoma(transitional)?

What is inverted papilloma with dysplasia and foci of in situto invasive squamous cell carcinoma(transitional)?

Location: What is the source of the biopsy? In the paranasal sinuses inverted papilloma is a sinus tumor traditionally treated with surgery, especially if there are foci of carcinoma. ...Read more

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Is dysplastic nevus benign?

Is dysplastic nevus benign?

DYSPLASTIC NEVUS: THIS IS A NEVUS (MOLE) WITH AN ABNORMAL DEVELOPMENT OR GROWTH OF CELLS. THIS SHOULD BE SEEN BY A DERMATOLOGIST WHO WILL DECIDE WHETHER TO EITHER WATCH IT PERIODICALLY OR TO CUT IT OUT -- BIOPSY IT -- UNDER LOCAL ANESTHESIA AND THEN SEND THE SAMPLE TO A SPECIALIZED PATHOLOGIST FOR AN EXAMINATION. ...Read more

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Is seborrheic keratosis a malignant skin cancer tumor?

Is seborrheic keratosis a malignant skin cancer tumor?

No: Sk's are nonmalignant tumors, nor are they premalignant. They often grow on sun damaged skin, so they often show up in the same areas which are at risk for skin cancers. Sk's require no treatment. See a md for eval & diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

What's bronchopulmonary dysplasia?

Lung scarring: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a condition of airway & lung scarring that occurs in premi's & micro premi's during their prolonged need for ventilation or oxygen in those critical weeks. Xrays are seen to gradually change to show the characteristic patterns that correlate with pathology seen under the microscope when a kid doesn't survive. ...Read more

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Is dysplastic nevus with moderate atypia malignancy?

No: Dysplastic nevus is not cancer, but left alone these can progress to cancer. Best to have it removed, that is all the treatment necessary. ...Read more

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What is adenomatous hyper plasia with mild atypia?

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What is adenomatous hyper plasia with mild atypia?

Benign growth: It is an increase of number of cells/ benign growth that originates from the glands-with mild abnormality of the cells ( atypia) . Atypia can be caused by other things like irritations /infection/inflammation- not just premalignancy. Discuss further with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more