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How to treat noonan syndrome?

How to treat noonan syndrome?

Noonan syndrome: is a genetic disorder which is not treatable. Management usually consists of a combined effort with a medical team consisting of a cardiologist, hematologist, endocrinologist and dentist, along with a primary care provider for routine vaccinations and coordination of care. ...Read more

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Alagille Syndrome (Definition)

Alagille syndrome is a genetic disorder that can affect the liver, heart, and other parts of the body. One of the major features of Alagille syndrome is liver damage caused by abnormalities in the bile ducts. These ducts carry bile (which helps to digest fats) from the liver to the gallbladder and small intestine. In Alagille syndrome, the bile ducts may be narrow, malformed, ...Read more


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How can we treat patau syndrome?

How can we treat patau syndrome?

Supportively: Patau is a chromosomal abnormality of trisomy 13. There is no treatment of the cause but the various symptoms can be treated. For example, heart defects can be repaired, polydactyly can be corrected. However, many children live only a short time so often the goal is comfort care. ...Read more

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How to cure patellofemoral syndrome?

How to cure patellofemoral syndrome?

Control Inflammation: Patellofemoral pain is caused by inflammation under the knee cap caused by irregular tracking when bending knee. To control symtoms you can ice joint, strengthen inner thigh muscles (vmo), use patella-stabilization brace, and take oral anti-inflammatory medication. Treatment usually requires activity limits for period of time, such as decreased running and staying on soft, flat surfaces. ...Read more

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How can radiology help diagnose or treat turner's syndrome?

How can radiology help diagnose or treat turner's syndrome?

Findings on imaging: Certain features of turner syndrome can be seen radiographically. Examples include short forth or fifth fingers, broadened neck, narrow lumbar spinal canal, and streak ovaries on ultrasound and/or ct of pelvis. Coarctation or narrowing of aorta, seen on mr or ct, can occur.Horseshoe or fused kidneys increased incidenehowever diagnosis relies on chromosomal analysis, x0, instead of usual xx female. ...Read more

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How can you treat Down syndrome (trisomy 21)?

How can you treat Down syndrome (trisomy 21)?

Supportively: Down syndrome itself does not need to be treated however certain conditions that can go along with ds should be managed and prevented if possible. These include monitoring for disturbances in growth and obesity, getting a cardiac workup to evaluate the heart function, have hearing and vision testing, check thyroid function, monitor the blood yearly for abnormal blood counts, good dental hygiene. ...Read more

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How do you treat turner syndrome?

How do you treat turner syndrome?

Detection/support: At diagnosis, there are tests that need to be done to look for hidden problems in the heart and blood vessels. Most then need normal care in early childhood until they get close to expected puberty. Referral to a pediatric endocrinologist (hormone doc) will assist their short height and transition into female development. Counseling with a geneticist when she becomes older can help her understand ...Read more

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What can I do to treat rett syndrome?

What can I do to treat rett syndrome?

Rett syndrome: Rett syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system that leads to developmental reversals, especially in the areas of expressive language and hand use .Treatment may include: assistance with feeding and diapering, methods to treat constipation and gerd, physical therapy to help prevent the hands from contracting, weight bearing exercises for those with scoliosis. There is no specific treatment. ...Read more

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How does the doctor diagnose wiskott-aldrich syndrome?

How does the doctor diagnose wiskott-aldrich syndrome?

See your Doctor: Laboratory and hematologic testing is essential. Possibly genetic testing as well. Lastly, the history and physical exam are very important. See an immunologist! ...Read more

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How is metabolic syndrome treated?

How is metabolic syndrome treated?

Several ways!: A cluster of diseases in the making!however...Metabolic syndrome was called syndrome x: four facets-1. Torso obesity, 2.High blood pressure, 3.Poor cholesterol to HDL ratio, and 4.Tendency toward type 2 diabetes. The cause is Insulin resistance, and all treatments should focus on the cause. Metformin and low carbohydrate diets are indicated for most people with the problem of metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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How do you treat wernickes syndrome?

How do you treat wernickes syndrome?

Thiamine: Acute wernicke's is a medical emergency for which thiamine is the key to successful treatment. Longstanding wernicke's, with mental changes, poor coordination, and problems moving the eyes, can only be treated with support. ...Read more

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How can I best treat dandy walker syndrome?

How can I best treat dandy walker syndrome?

Dandy Walker: If the dandy walker is symptomatic the cyst can fenestrated or opened and sometimes a tube can be placed to divert the spinal fluid to another space such as the stomach. ...Read more

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How is angelman syndrome treated? and how is this disorder diagnosed?

How is angelman syndrome treated? and  how is this disorder diagnosed?

Dx 90% lab, 10% PE: A clinical geneticist can make a diagnosis by observing the combination of unusual behavioral features and pattern of developmental delay, usually by 2 years of age. 90% confirmed by convoluted genetic testing, 10% by clinical presentation alone. Treatment includes the full range of therapies for developmental delay, especially speech therapy initially concentrating on nonverbal communication. ...Read more

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How to diagnose brown syndrome?

How to diagnose brown syndrome?

MRI: A rare disorder, in which the tendon of the superior oblique eye muscle becomes entrapped. Mri and mr angiography are recommended studies, the MRI study may need to be performed with gadolinium enhancement. ...Read more

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What is reye's syndrome and how to treat it?

What is reye's syndrome and how to treat it?

See below: Reye's syndrome, a deadly disease, strikes swiftly and can attack any child (or adult) without warning. All body organs are affected with the liver and brain suffering most seriously. While the cause and cure remain unknown, research has established a link between reye's syndrome and the use of Aspirin and other salicylate containing medications. Initial treatment is IV fluid & airway protection. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

See below: It is usually diagnosed by physical examination as well as a test called an EMG which involves placing a special needle in the muscles. The muscle produce a certain type of EMG signal which is characteristic of neuromyotonia. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat anemia with polycystic ovarian syndrome?

What is the best way to treat anemia with polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Usually iron: The most common cause of anemia in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome is blood loss causing iron defficiency. Many other causes of anemia are possible, so one should have their doctor work this up with a couple of inexpensive blood tests to be sure. Iron rich foods include red meat, but also spinach, beans and other vegetables. ...Read more

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How to treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

How to treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

See your doctor. : You need to exercise on a regular basis. See your doctor as there are medications that may help as well. ...Read more