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Doctor insights on: History Of Hellp Syndrome

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Dr. Elizabeth Lazarus
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Hellp Syndrome (Definition)

A condition that threatens a healthy pregnancy. It starts with high blood pressure and leads to kidney damage, liver inflammation, blood clotting problems, ...Read more


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What are complications of ganser syndrome?

What are complications of ganser syndrome?

Bad treatment: A problem with disorders such ganser syndrome and other facticious disorders is that they often result in aggressive treatments that are not needed and not helpful but may have serious side effects. Also, like the boy who cried "wolf, " it may be that the patient actually has a serious underlying problem that may be missed because of the wealth of false leads. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hellp syndrome?

What are the symptoms of hellp syndrome?

Toxemia: Hellp is an acronym for hemolysis, elevated liver function tests, and low platelets. Many patients with hellp have symptoms of pre-eclampsia like high blood pressure, headaches, visual disturbances, and epigastric pain but many hellp patients don't have these symptoms. ...Read more

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Common symptoms of Marfan's syndrome?

Marfan Syndrome: There is significant variability in how marfan syndrome presents in people. Possibly symptoms include: tall height; long arms, legs, fingers & toes, heart murmur, curved spine, flat feet, nearsightedness & deformity of the breast bone. ...Read more

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What causes turner syndrome, noonan syndrome, & the rare klippel-fell syndrome? What happens during fetal development that causes these conditions?

What causes turner syndrome, noonan syndrome, & the rare klippel-fell syndrome? What happens during fetal development that causes these conditions?

A genetic accident: During formation of the egg or sperm can leave out an x chromosome in either one. A fetus whose genetic make-up includes the germ cell missing a chr. X has turner syndrome. One of 8 different genetic mutations is passed on to a fetus by 1 parent or happens spontaneously to cause noonan syndrome. 2 related genetic mutations are passed on to the fetus by 1 parent to cause klippel-feil syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of prader willi syndrome?

What are the symptoms of prader willi syndrome?

Thanks for asking!: Poor muscle tone, lack of eye coordination, poor sucking, weak cry during infancy. Behavioral problems, developmental delay, obesity in childhood. ...Read more

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What is downs syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, high functioning autism, asperger's syndrome and what are the causes?

What is downs syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, high functioning autism, asperger's syndrome and what are the causes?

See below: Down's syndrome. A genetic defect that seems to occur with mother's who are older. Fetal alcohol syndrome: this is caused by excessive intake of alcohol during the pregnancy, especially the early part of pregnancy when the nervous system is developing. As to aspergers, no one is quite sure at this time. ...Read more

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Is there any doctor with experience of seeing patients with Cowden's syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome?

Is there any doctor with experience of seeing patients with Cowden's syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome?

Cowden Syndrome: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/bannayan-riley-ruvalcaba-syndrome http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/cowden-syndrome http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/6202/cowden-syndrome/resources/8 Those are fairly rare disease Perhaps the above links could assist you. Seems like University of Iowa does have expertise. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hughes syndrome?

What are the symptoms of hughes syndrome?

Clots & miscarriage: Hughes syndrome, aka antiphospholipid syndrome, is a clotting disorder leading to an increased tendency to blood clotting. It may be autoimmune in origin. Symptoms include migraine headache, memory loss, pulmonary embolism, mottled skin (see photo), recurrent miscarriage, abdominal pain & stroke. For more information visit this website: http://www.Hughes-syndrome.Org. ...Read more

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What type of mutation causes alagille syndrome?

What type of mutation causes alagille syndrome?

Autosomal dominant: Alagille syndrome has an autsomal dominant genetic inheritance pattern. It is rare, however, and affects the heart and liver primarily. In 90% of cases, mutations on chromosome 20 that affect the JAG1 gene causes this syndrome. A few people have mutations in a gene called NOTCH2. Defects in these genes are thought to lead to abnormal embryonic development in the affected organs. ...Read more

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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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What are the symptoms of turner syndrome?

What are the symptoms of turner syndrome?

Turner syndrome: Symptoms and features of turner syndrome: thick neck, wide chest with distant nipples, osteoporosis, short stature, higher risk of diabetes, osteoporosis, heart murmur secondary to heart disease, arms turning outwards at the elbows, not having periods during pubertal age, learning disability. ...Read more

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Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Irregular cycles ...: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of hellp syndrome?

What are the signs and symptoms of  hellp syndrome?

HELLP syndrome: Hellp syndrome is a severe form of pre-eclampsia where the liver enzymes are elevated and platlets are dangerously low. This is found on lab work. Blood pressure is high, there is elevated protein in the urine. She may have vision changes, severe headache, vomitting, pain in the upper right belly, and possibly seizures or strokes. Delivery is crucial to save mom, no matter how many weeks till due. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of munchausen proxy syndrome?

Interested mother: This disorder, named for a german storyteller, is a psychiatric condition in which the sufferer knowingly feigns illness and submits themselves to numerous unnecessary treatments including hospitalizations and surgeries. The by proxy type is when a family member, usually a child, is subjected to the same treatments urged on by usually a mother of the child. ...Read more

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What are features of prader willi syndrome ?

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H3O: Hyperphagia (voracious appetite), hypotonia (low muscle tone), hypopigmentation (light colored), and obesity are classic pictures of prader-willi syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of DVT or post thrombotic syndrome?

What are the symptoms of DVT or post thrombotic syndrome?

Swelling and pain: Dvt causes acute swelling and pain. Post-phlebitic syndrome has these symptoms plus skin damage and possibly even ulceration. The post-phlebitic syndrome appears to be prevented by dissolving the DVT if in a large vein. ...Read more

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What are the risk factor of dumping syndrome?

What are the risk factor of dumping syndrome?

Past surgeries: The primary risk factor is past surgeries, such as gastrectomy, gastric bypass, esophagectomy and sometimes cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal). More rarely are tumors of the pancreas associated with high gastrin levels or connective tissue disorders of the gut. ...Read more