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What is bilineage hypoplasia? Is it a common disease?

What is bilineage hypoplasia? Is it a common disease?

Bilineage Hypoplasia: This link may help your understanding. http://www.cancer-forums.net/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=97516&sid=5a81973ad54f09c0fd318b6661d438be#p426487 ...Read more

Enamel (Definition)

Enamel is the outer layer of the tooth composed of a crystalline structure called hydroxyapatite. Enamel is the part of the tooth you see in the mouth. It is the hardest part of the human body when ...Read more


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Could you explain what is optical nerve hypoplasia?

Could you explain what is optical nerve hypoplasia?

It is: A congenital condition in which the optic nerve, the nerve between the eye and brain, does not develop properly. Vision can be normal or totally blind or anything in between. This can be associated with other congenital disorders and this possibility should be explored in the child. ...Read more

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Whats cerebellar hypoplasia?

Whats cerebellar hypoplasia?

See below : A neurological condition in which the cerebellum is smaller than usual often due to under development. ...Read more

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What is the statistics of cerebellar hypoplasia in children?

What is the statistics of cerebellar hypoplasia in children?

Please be specific: Cerebellar hypoplasia is a descriptive term for many individual entities affecting brain development. It can occur in isolation or part of a complex syndrome. It has been found in cases with linkage to anomalies on the x, 3rd, 7th, 9th, 14th & 17th chromosomes. Their also sibling pairs that define autosomal recessive cases. All are considered rare with outcomes varying to the degree of defect. ...Read more

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Do children with smaller cerebellum have cerebellar hypoplasia?

Do children with smaller cerebellum have cerebellar hypoplasia?

Not necessarily: Cerebellar hypoplasia means failure of the normal development of the cerebellum so that it is smaller than normal at birth. This is just one of many causes of small cerebellum; the other causes being due to the shrinking of the cerebellum after birth (atrophy). So, not all children with a small cerebellum have hypoplasia. The radiologist will often be able to tell the difference between the two. ...Read more

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What's treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

What's  treatment for cerebellar hypoplasia?

See below: It is generally supportive. There is no standard treatment. Treatment is based on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What does mild myeloid hypoplasia mean?

What does mild myeloid hypoplasia mean?

Not much: Hypoplasia means less than normal number of cells. It appears, it is from a sample of bone marrow where the myeloid cells(premature white cells) reside but their existence is patchy. So it is not a very exact science when you assess the numbers from a bone marrow. When the word 'mild' is used in medical reports, it usually means, the reporting person is not so sure , so they use terms like this ...Read more