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What is antiphospolipid syndrome (hughes syndrome)?

What is antiphospolipid syndrome (hughes syndrome)?

Antiphospholipids: An autoimune disorder characterized by antibodies to certain phopholipids that predisposes to clotting problmes and pregnancy complications. A certain percentage will develop into systemic lupus. ...Read more

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How is zollinger-ellison syndrome diagnosed?

How is zollinger-ellison syndrome diagnosed?

ZE: This is diagnosed by performing a blood test to look for high levels of gastrin (the hormone secreted by gastrinomas). Your doctor may also ask to perform tests to measure how much acid your stomach is producing. ...Read more

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What is turners syndrome prognosis?

What is turners syndrome prognosis?

Turner's Syndrome: The prognosis for turner's syndrome diagnosed at birth is usually good. They will be short. They have streaked gonads. They can have a webbed neck. There can be lymphedema. There can be associated perceptual problems. They are not necessarily mentally retarded. There can be coarctation of the aorta. ...Read more

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How is reiter's syndrome diagnosed?

How is reiter's syndrome diagnosed?

Hx and the B27 : These types of reactive arthritic disorders can be suggested by a typical history and confirmed by a lab test for the presence of the hla-b27 antigen. The use of reiter's syndrome should be discouraged because hans reiter was one of the doctors which conducted horrendous experiments on nazi concentration camp inmates. ...Read more

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What is treatment for bartters syndrome ?

What is treatment for bartters syndrome
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Long answer: Bartter's syndrome is an inherited defect in how the kidney handles salt and potassium. Sodium and potassium supplements (maybe calcium and magnesium too) are needed to keep everything in balance. Blood pressure medications are used to help correct the kidney problems. No heavy exercise so you do not become dehydrated. That can cause worse problems with salt & potassium. Eat potassium rich foods. ...Read more

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How is palliser killian syndrome treated?

How is palliser killian syndrome treated?

Medically and surgic: It is a chromosomal disorder which results from an extra anomalous chromosome. Sometimes it can be detected prenatally by ultrasound. There are specific and varied physical features that identify the syndrome. ...Read more

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How is churg-strauss syndrome treated?

How is churg-strauss syndrome treated?

Immune suppression: Css can be treated by medications that suppress the immune system. Prednisone is most helpful initially. Based on what organ is affected, another agent may be used while Prednisone is tapered. Meanwhile, asthma and nasal/sinus issues can be treated for symptom relief. A rheumatologist diagnoses and treats autoimmune diseases like this and may work with ENT and pulmonary doctors. ...Read more

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Is munchausen syndrome curable?

Is munchausen syndrome curable?

Yes, with difficulty: Munchaussen's syndrome is difficult to treat because, in most cases, the individual really does not want to get treatment. Once he/she does want treatment it can be treated with depth insight-oriented psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What is zellweger syndrome?

What is zellweger syndrome?

A leukodystrophy: A genetic condition named after a researcher, zellweger's is a rare leukodystrophy (ld). Lds are a family of congenital disorders with abnormal development and function of the white matter of the brain but they can affect other organs as well. The term syndrome refers to a pattern of physical findings, including unusual craniofacial features, large liver, and eye abnormalities. There is no cure. ...Read more

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How is Alstrom syndrome diagnosed?

How is Alstrom syndrome diagnosed?

Alstrom syndrome: Usually diagnosed clinically due to sparsity of labs that offer genetic testing for the condition. ...Read more

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How is Stockholm syndrome diagnosed?

Stockholm: By initially noticing the victim being sympathetic toward his/her captors, AKA identification with the aggressor. ...Read more

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How is asperger's syndrome diagnosed?

How is asperger's syndrome diagnosed?

Clinically: Asperger syndrome, like autism, is diagnosed by clinical observation and feedback from family and teachers. There is no link to vaccines and parenting style does not cause asperger or autism. Look for behavioral aspects; a strange fascination with mundane objects, stereotyped or ritualistic movements, or a lack of social interaction. ...Read more

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What is hughes syndrome?

What is hughes syndrome?

Clotting problems: Hughes syndrome is characterized by the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies along with excessive arterial and venous clotting. It is an autoimmune disease and can develop into lupus. Women with antiphospholipid syndrome often have complications with pregnancy, like miscarriages, still births and pre-eclampsia. ...Read more

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What causes diagnosed with asperger's syndrome?

What causes diagnosed with asperger's syndrome?

By a psych eval: By seeing a psychiatrist who, after a psychiatric evaluation will compare your symptoms (and his findings) with criteria listed in the dsm 4 (criteria available online). If he considers that you meet the necessary criteria, voila. ...Read more

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Is pallister killian syndrome curable?

Is pallister killian syndrome curable?

No: Pallister killien is a random defect of the 12th chromosome. It has muliple far reaching effects. It is evidenced by hypotonia, developmental delay, itellectual impairment, coarse features, sparse hair. It is not hereditary. Once a person has it one can only cope with the defect to try to ameliorate the symptoms, ie hearing defects with a hearing aid, etc. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mayer rokitansky kuster hauser syndrome?

What is the treatment for mayer rokitansky kuster hauser syndrome?

MRKHS: This is a female with 46xx chromosome pattern, leading to under-developed vagina/uterus. Also, may develop abnormalities of kidneys, bones, hearing, heart. ...Read more

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What is angelman syndrome?

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What is angelman syndrome?

Angelman syndrome: It is a Neuro-genetic disorder resulting from abnormality of genes on Chromosome 15 . ...Read more

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How is the ganser syndrome diagnosed?

How is the ganser syndrome diagnosed?

Difficult/rule out: Ganser syndrome is a type of dissociative disorder in which individuals give "nonsense" answer to questiosn, seem disoriented and confused, and may describe hallucinations or delusions. The trouble is that none of these symptoms are objectively verifiable, so they are easily faked. Fortunately, the syndrome is rare. Diagnosis relies on observation and consistency of presentation.Over time. ...Read more