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What is skeletal dysplasia?

What is skeletal dysplasia?

Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their development. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Dysplasia (Definition)

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


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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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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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No evidence of malignancy or dysplasia?

No evidence of malignancy or dysplasia?

Sounds good: But that report has to be taken in context with the circumstances (kind of cancer, type of biopsy, any abnormalities in scans, etc.). Whosoever ordered the test should go over it with you. Hope is real. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about fibromuscular dysplasia?

Yes: It's non-atherosclerotic narrowing of arteries that can cause ischemia (circulation deficiency) and necrosis (heart attack) but occurs in younger people who without atherosclerotic risk factors. ...Read more

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What's the difference between metaplasia and dysplasia?

What's the difference between metaplasia and dysplasia?

Benign vs precancer: Metaplasia (on the cervix) is simply cell changes that are not typical for that area. It is not considered dangerous or pre-malignant so nothing is usually done. Dysplasia, on the other hand, is a pre-cancerous change. Dysplasia can be mild or severe and usually requires surveillance or treatment. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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How do you treat ectodermal dysplasia at home if it is still early?

Very serious illness: The key is avoiding heat and dehydration if the person has no sweat glands, and managing whatever other problems may exist. There are dozens of types. Each needs specialist evaluation. ...Read more

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I have ectodermal dysplasia. Im not sure if my child will come up with the same condition.?

I have ectodermal dysplasia. Im not sure if my child will come up with the same condition.?

Genetics vary: There are different types of ectodermal dysplasia. Some are x-linked recessive and some are autosomal dominant. So depending on which parent has the condition, children could be free from the condition, be carriers, or have the disease. This would depend on the type of ectodermal dysplasia that the parent has. ...Read more

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I have had 2 colposcopies showing low grade dysplasia. I am due for another colposcopie soon but want an iud. Can I have one before the my colposcopie?

Yes: Deciding to place an iud should have no effect on management of your abnormal pap smear. At the present, careful surveillance (as you are undergoing) for low grade dysplasia is the most reasonable approach. An std screen (which you probably already have had) is appropriate prior to placement of an iud. ...Read more