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Are there any personality traits typically associated with with Marfan syndrome?

Are there any personality traits typically associated with with Marfan syndrome?

Not that i kno of.: Tall, that's why tall girls who may get scholarship 2 play buckets R tested 4 Marfans. There R many complications if U have Marfans, & play sports. From heart 2 eyes & more. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott McLean
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Marfan Syndrome (Definition)

An inherited connective tissue disorder where body shape is long thin arms hands and fingers and arm length ...Read more


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Is lymphangioma associated with downs syndrome or any other genetic disorders?

Is lymphangioma associated with downs syndrome or any other genetic disorders?

Yes and No: About 70% 0f lymphangiomas are seen associatted with genetic syndromes. It is frequently seen in patients with turner syndrome (x0) & occasionally seen in down syndrome (trisomy 21) and others. It also occurs sporadicly in otherwise normal kids. The largest one i ever saw was locates over the trunk and side of a normal kid. ...Read more

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What are the behaviors associated with personality disorders?

What are the behaviors associated with personality disorders?

Too many to list: Since there are 10 recognized personality disorders and many others that are "not otherwise specified, " it is impossible to fully list the behaviors associated with them. The behavior, considered abnormal for a person's culture, is shown in thinking, emotional responses, interpersonal functioning, and impulse control. These disorders cause a lot of distress or impairment in functioning. ...Read more

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Are there any other disorders associated with having adhd?

Are there any other disorders associated with having adhd?

Comorbid conditions: There are several comorbid condition that can be present withadhd. For example ocd, anxiety and bipolar disorder may be present simultaneously. ...Read more

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Are there any risks for asymptomatic patients with brugada syndrome?

Are there any risks for asymptomatic patients with brugada syndrome?

Brugada Syndrome: Absolutely! the person could die suddenly from an abnormal heart rhythm. I strongly recoomend that you read about this at:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/brugada-syndrome/ds01142; and if you have ever fainted unexpectedly, had a really funny heart sensation, or have had anyone in your family die from an unexpected "heart attack" see your doctor and get checked out right away. ...Read more

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What are common features of someone with wolf?Hirschhorn syndrome?

Varies.: There are very few "syndromes" with only one appearance, or have a unique characteristic that immediately allows diagnosis at a glance in all cases. Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome is so rare, most of us have never heard of it. Glad you asked, so I could find out too! Here's a helpful page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf%E2%80%93Hirschhorn_syndrome Also see http://tinyurl.com/plta2tl ...Read more

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What conditions are associated with chromosome #17?

What conditions are associated with chromosome #17?

A bunch: On the medium-sized chromosome 17, there are about 1000 genes, many of which can become broken and cause disease, including neurofibromatosis type 1, charcot-marie-tooth, li-fraumini syndrome, miller-dieker lissencephaly, fronto-temporal dementia, familial mediterranean fever, and many others. The genetics home reference has more info and good links <a href="http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/chromosome/17" r. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms of dyslexia not associated with language or math?

Are there symptoms of dyslexia not associated with language or math?

Reading: There are several types of dyslexia, but what they have in common is the difficulty in reading comprehension. With proper instruction, this can be overcome. ...Read more

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Are there any outward physical differences associated with the different bloodtypes?

Are there any outward physical differences associated with the different bloodtypes?

No differences : Blood type relates to the types of sugars that are attached to your blood cells and has no effect on physical appearance. ...Read more

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What hormonal differences or abnormalities are associated/indicated in a person with bipolar II ?

What hormonal differences or abnormalities are associated/indicated in a person with bipolar II ?

Nothing specific: No specific hormonal differences seen. There are genetic factors that can be associated with biploar disorder ii. Often bipolar diagnosis is delayed because other symptoms like unipolar depression, substance abuse are more easily detected and underlying disorder is missed. ...Read more

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What are some conditions associated with a life long compulsive hand problem?

What are some conditions associated with a life long compulsive hand problem?

Hand washing : Commonest are hand washing nail biting nail pulling these can can so severe leading to erosions or bleeding make sure that public does understand that pt cannot help this and these are completely out of their control unless they get treatment. ...Read more

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How is asthma treated, are there any symptoms associated with the disorder?

How is asthma treated, are there any symptoms associated with the disorder?

Many ways: Depending on both the severity and frequency of your attacks, treatment will vary. Common symptoms include shortness of breath and cough. Minimizing your exposure to "triggers" that cause your attacks is very important. Animal dander, dust mites plant pollen pollution to mention few can be triggers. Investigate all possibilities and get tested by your physician. ...Read more

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Is there any link between people with Cluster A personality traits and eating disorders?

Is there any link between people with Cluster A personality traits and eating disorders?

Cluster A: personality traits may refer to specific personality test results that I'm not familiar with. Best to see a mental health professional who specializes in eating disorders to understand you situation best and get the support you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more