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Crater Willy Syndrome
Crouzonodermoskeleta: Crouzonodermoskeletal syndrome involves premature joining skull bones & acanthosis nigricans. Louis edouard octave crouzon (1874–1938) published “une nouvelle famille atteinte de dysostose cranio-faciale héréditaire” in archives de médecine DES enfants, paris, in 1915. So I am guessing that he discovered crouzon syndrome prior to that publication. ...Read more
Grandauhter has epicanthal folds, does not have down syndrome. Has 1/2 brother with d.S. Is this merely a characteristic inherited from him?
Toddler jerks before sleep, laughs alone, seems far, irritable. had chckn pox @7mo. has cafe au la it spots on bum inner thigh. Could it be NF1?
Possible: cafe o lait spots can be indicitive, other symptoms not likely can see pediatrician for thorough evaluation ...Read more
Mewds: Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome (MEWDS) is one of the diagnoses within the family of White Dot Syndromes. The typical patient with MEWDS is a healthy middle aged female age 15-50. Patients present with acute, painless, unilateral change in vision. There are flat, multifocal, grey-white lesions (100-200 micrometers), appearing to reach as deep as the RPE. Viral prodrome. Good prognosis. ...Read more
My daughter has de moriers syndrome, microcephaly, polymicrogyria and epilepsy.De moriers syndrome doctor told us it was a empty mass like hole on brain?
Septo-opticDysplasia: De morsier syndrome is also known as septo-optic dysplasia, an underdevelopment of the optic nerve and absence of a midline part of the brain. It can cause vision and endocrine (hormone) problems in some patients. I'm sorry to hear your daughter has this diagnosis, and i hope she is able to find treatment at a children's hospital where she can get all the specialty care she deserves. ...Read more
Small line of very small bumps on index finger w/almost a blackhead appearance (no itch/pain/fluid) - is this a common wart or something else?
Finger lesion?: Sounds like wart or verrucae. Best to see a Primary Care doc to have iit treated. ...Read more
Imgur.Com/ppluyak on palm , simmilar to feet but with a mosquito like bump shows a white outline ring when flattened/pressed with a red center?
See a dermatologist: Skin eruptions must be seen to be correctly diagnosed. There are not too many illnesses presenting with lesions on the palms and soles. Syphilis is a common one. Get this examined, diagnosed and if necessary treated. Hope you're better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 or 4 little bumps on finger that resemble dyshidrosis. Is this condition easy to manage?Scared my hands will end up looking like the pictures online
Relax: Pompholyx is usually mild. May require no treatment. When significant symptoms, it usually responds to prescription topical steroids. I often prescribe clobetasol gel. Sometimes it needs oral prednisone. I usually give 10 or 20mg alternate days for just a few doses.It may be worse if you smoke, if you consume too much alcohol, if you spend long periods in plastic gloves. Acne can be treated if you ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have purple bumps on my labia, 4 raised, some just dots. They don't hurt, but bleed. Angiokeratoma or kaposi sarcoma or herpes? I'm very worried!
Possibly: see MD: This does not sound typical of a herpetic lesion but could be either of the other two. What concerns me is that you are asking about two very unusual lesions that suggest unprotected and risky sexual behaviors. Use of condoms may help to diminish this risk. To confirm the presence of these possible diagnoses you will need to see your gynecologist for an exam and possible biopsy. ...Read more
Psychiatric eval'n: When someone reports that so-and-so "sounds like..." he has a particular diagnosis, then you need an expert to make or exclude that dx. For a situation as complex as munchausen's syndrome, that person should be a psychiatrist; and the latter definitely needs to have access to whatever records are available from the patient's other treating md's, clinics, hospitals, et al. ...Read more
No: Down's Syndrome is caused by a translocation of the 21st chromosome. The cause of Goldenhar syndrome is not exactly clear. Totally unrelated syndromes. ...Read more
Very painful fluid-filled blisters surrounding entire mouth. Doctor said didn't look like typical herpes simplex1. Noticed 2 small blisters on forearm?
Need biopsy: The base of these needs to be scraped and examined under the microscope for cells with inclusion bodies. Hand foot and mouth disease usually has a maculopapular rash caused by intestinal viruses of the picornaviridae family. commonly Coxsackievirus A16 and Enterovirus 71 but these are seldom painful. See a dermatologist. Best wishes. ...Read more