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De Lange Syndrome
CdLS: Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) is a genetic disorder that causes a variety of physical and cognitive problems. (http://www. Cdlsusa. Org/what-is-cdls/) ...Read more
No: It is autosomal dominant. Patients with Cornelia de Lange syndrome do not reproduce. Therefore, the disorder falsely appears to be nongenetic even though it is caused by an autosomal dominant mutation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
In development: Cornelia de lange syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects many parts of the body. The features of this disorder vary widely among affected individuals and range from relatively mild to severe. It effect the skeletal development and patients can have widely spaced teeth. Some people with this condition are born with an opening in the roof of the mouth called a cleft palate. ...Read more
My child has cornelia de lange syndrome is it normal for this kids to put their hands in their mouth?
Yes: It is normal for any kid to put their fingers or hands in their mouth. There are thousands of pleasure nerve fibers in the lips, and kids find them soothing. Normally functioning kids usually grow out of this habit, while those that are mentally challenged may not adapt the social skills of older regular kids. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my child has cornelia de lange syndrome is it common for this kids to put their hands in their mouth?
Putting hands in the mouth is a common feature of children everywhere. Not necessarily related to any specific genetic disorder. Attached there is a link to a site that offers general information and also provides other links to support sites for parents etc. Good luck!
http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/cornelia-de-lange-syndrome ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my child has cornelia de lange syndrome is it common for this kids to put their hands in their mouth?
Disembarkment: Is a rare condition occurring after a motion event such as flying. Causes feelings of swaying or rocking, imbalance, fatigue & low concentration (brain fog), headaches, dizziness. Symptoms worsen by stress or lack of sleep or loud noises. Cause unknown. Some benefit from Benzodiazepines & Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. ...Read more
TENS: Or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is a therapy that uses low-voltage electrical current for pain relief. The theory is that when nerves in the painful area are stimulated by electricity they send signals to the brain that block or "scramble" normal pain signals. While not commonly used in DeQuervain's tenosynovitis, there would be no problem in trying it. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Can someone get mal de disembarkment syndrome from playing racing games for a few hours every day?
Your brain does not know if you were on a boat or just virtual reality - game graphics are quite good now so yes this is possible.
Sometimes people will even get it after imax movies. ...Read more
De Quervain's tenosy: If you suspect de Quervain's tenosynovitis, go see your Family Doc for initial evaluation & treatment (anti-inflammatories, immobilization & PT/OT). Failing that, s/he may refer you to Sports Med doc for steroid injections. Hand surgeon can discuss surgical options. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/de-quervains-tenosynovitis/basics/definition/con-20027238 for more info. ...Read more
Cri-du-chat or 5p-: Syndrome has a neurodevelopmental profile of Intellectual Disability, ADHD & autistic behaviors + low muscle tone. My 1 long-time patient with CdCS has been helped by Applied Behavioral Analysis, very low doses of medications for hyperactivity, physical aggression, & compulsive behaviors, Picture Exchange Communication, OT, PT & speech therapies. See www. Fivepminus. Org for more suggestions. ...Read more
Mal de Mer??: It is possible to have fluid in the middle ear to cause this or just feel sea sick and not being on the boat after disembarking. Dizziness, lightheadedness, nausea can be caused by many things. Fluid in middle ear might have been caused by having a cold or sinus problem and not being on a ship. If symptoms do not improve being on land for 24 hours see your family physician or sooner if worse. ...Read more
De quervains syndrome, I now have a thumb spica splint, what is the best angle for the metal strip?
Goblet: With your fingers bent like you are holding a wine goblet. ...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
Genetic blindness: This is an autosomal recessive disease (i.e., the patient inherits one defective gene from each parent), with progressive loss of vision and sometimes other neurologic problems. Carriers (one copy of the gene) may have some visual problems. There is no specific treatment, and my hope is that if you or someone you know is affected, good supportive care will be available. ...Read more
Sharpe Syndrome: Its another name for mixed connective tissue disease, an autoimmune disease with features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and polymyositis, sometime referred to as undifferentiated connective tissue disease. Individuals who have this condition are best served by a rheumatologist (an internist with subspecialty training in rheuamtology). ...Read more
Tumor family: This is a fairly common trait passed parent-to-child, 50% chance, in which certain tumors are substantially more common and there may be curious bumps especially on the skin. It is not curable but if good surveillance for tumors is maintained, it's manageable. Several genetic loci are known especially pten, and genetic counseling is available. ...Read more
Deadly process: First noted in the 60'sand peaking in the 70's, this is a pattern of acute liver failure, coma and often death. It often struck kids recovering from flu or chickenpox. Its cause is unclear, but an association with intake of any salicylate product was recognized. After salicylates were stopped for kids under 16, the condition has all but disappeared. ...Read more
Read: Horner's syndrome is the combination of drooping of the eyelid (ptosis) and constriction of the pupil (miosis), sometimes accompanied by decreased sweating of the face on the same side; redness of the conjunctiva of the eye is often also present. It indicates a problem with the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read more
Kallmann's syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by the failure to commence or complete puberty.
It causes hypogonadism (low level of circulating sex related hormones; testosterone in men and estrogen and Progesterone in women) and is accompanied by a total lack of the sense of smell (anosmia) or a heavily reduced sense of smell (hyposmia).
The diagnosis is made by a full endocrine eval. ...Read more