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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Weber Christian Disease

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Is sturge weber syndrome is progressive disease?

Is sturge weber syndrome is progressive disease?

Not progressive: But will always need follow up eye exams to monitor for possible glaucoma. ...Read more

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Is15wks a long time for a weber b fx not to have set could bad circulation cause delayed union or taking nsaids for a few weeks prior to and during fx

Is15wks a long time for a weber b fx not to have set could bad circulation cause delayed union or taking nsaids for a few weeks prior to and during fx

Yes: It is a long time although not yet "non-union" until 6 months. Poor circulation can certainly delay healing. Smoking can definitely delay fracture healing, in large part because of the effects on the blood vessels. ...Read more

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Non displaced weber b fx partial aftl+delt tear 15wks on delayed union could bad circulation cause delayed or non union and why? Always cold hands

Other possibilities: Yes, bad circulation can be a factor. The primary causes of a non-union can be broken down into three categories: 1) too much movement at fracture site 2) poor circulation in foot (due to smoking, diabetes, or other conditions) 3) infection circulatory problems cause fewer nutrients to arrive at the fracture site in the lower extremity resulting in fewer building blocks available for healing. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is klippel trenaunay weber syndrome?

Could you explain what is klippel trenaunay weber syndrome?

Blood vessel malform: Rare congenital medical condition in which blood vessels and/or lymph vessels fail to form properly. The three main features are nevus flammeus (port-wine stain), venous and lymphatic malformations, and soft-tissue hypertrophy of the affected limb. Often called angio-osteohypertrophy or hemangiectatic hypertrophy and is found as a congenital defect at time of birth in many cases. ...Read more

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What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

KTW syndrome: KTW is a rare defect involving capillary abnormalities, enlargement of one leg, an atypical varicosity on the lateral side and arteriovenous malformation. ...Read more

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What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

What is Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome?

Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome: Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome is a rare vascular congenital condition due to improper formation of blood and/or lymphatic vessels. It has three features: Port Wine Stain (nevus flammeus or capillary hemangioma), venous or/and lymphatic malformations, and enlargement (soft-tissue hypertrophy) of the affected extremity. ...Read more

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Can osler weber rendu be only in the brain and spine?

Can osler weber rendu be only in the brain and spine?

Not only those 2: The other name for it is hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, meaning tortuous blood vessels occur in many parts of the body: nose (causing nosebleeds), stomach (bleeding into the gut), skin and moist membranes (spider veins), liver, lungs, and brain or spine (may manifest as ataxia, stroke, seizures or hemorrhage). Get tested for avms at any other sites. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the tests for sturge weber syndrome?

What are the tests for sturge weber syndrome?

Genetic cause is : Usually sporadic, possibly due to mosaicism-some, but not all cells have gene abnormalities. Eeg's to look for seizures (~ 70%). Neuromaging to monitor growth of hemangiomas, blood vessel abnormalities of brain & brain coverings. Vision exams for glaucoma (30-48%) & hemianopia (decreased vision in one eye). Iq tests for intellectual disability (~40%).See http://www.Sturge-weber.Org/resources/about. ...Read more

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Is a weber b distal fib fx a fx of the lateral malleolus?

Is a weber b distal fib fx a fx of the lateral malleolus?

Yes: The distal (lower end) fibula is also know as the lateral malleolus. The weber classification of ankle fractures classifies based on the location of the fracture (break) with respect to the syndesmosis (connection between tibia and fibula just above the ankle joint. A = below syndesmosis, b = at level, c = above. As you go from a to b to c, the risk of syndesmosis injury increases. ...Read more

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