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Can Dressler Syndrome Be Cured
Dressler's Syndrome: Treatment goals for dressler's syndrome are to manage pain and reduce inflammation. Medications commonly used include aspirin, ibuprofen, Naproxen and if those do not work then colchicine, and corticosteroids. Treating complications include draining excess fluids an removing the pericardium. ...Read more
Stop causative drug: Sticky skin syndrome (or "acquired cutaneous adherence") is a rare side effect of certain drugs, usually etretinate, which is used to treat psoriasis. Also reported with ketoconazole (an anti-fungal) and some chemotherapy agents. If you're taking any of those drugs, ask your doctor about stopping it. If not, you probably have something else, and you'll need to see a dermatologist to find out what. ...Read more
Yes, in infants.: Flat back of the head is called plagiocephaly. The most common cause by far is babies laying on their backs. "back to sleep" is the right thing to do as this clearly prevents sudden infant death syndrome. Usually the flat head will self resolve with less time spent on the back, or helmeting can be considered if the problem is severe. ...Read more
Fasciotmy: First you need your compartment pressures checked when you are having symptoms to make sure that you have the correct diagnosis. Your muscles are separated into compartments by tissue called fascia. An orthopedic surgeon cuts the fascia and you should not get increased pressures after that. I had this done 12 years ago have not had a problem since. ...Read more
No: Morquio's syndrome (referred to as mucopolysaccharidosis IV or morquio's) is an autosomal recessive mucopolysaccharide storage disease (see also lysosomal storage disorder), usually inherited. It is a rare type of birth defect with serious consequences. Because it is genetic, there is no cure, but it can be treated with enzyme replacement therapy. ...Read more
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