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Doctor insights on: Jacobs Syndrome Prognosis

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What is the prognosis for someone with jacobs syndrome?

What is the prognosis for someone with jacobs syndrome?

Cannot Predict: There are too few cases of jacobs syndrome to make any prognostic judgments. Most patient will have some degree of flexion contracture of a joint and suffer from synovitis which is inflammation of the joints. Severe cases also develop inflammation of the muscle surrounding the heart (pericarditis) which causes the greatest risk for life-threatening medical issues. ...Read more

Prognosis (Definition)

The prognosis is the predicted outcome or "forecast" for a disease or process. It is only an estimate but is likely based on past experience or data taking into account the individual's overall health status. It may suggest progression of disease ...Read more


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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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What's the prognosis for people with munchausen syndrome?

Very poor: Munchausen syndrome is a chronic condition that can be very difficult to treat. Most people with munchausen syndrome deny they are faking symptoms and will not seek or follow treatment. Even with treatment, it is more realistic to work toward managing the disorder rather than to try curing it. ...Read more

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Prognosis or statistics about long qt syndrome?

Prognosis or statistics about long qt syndrome?

Very complicated: Way beyond the scope of 400 characters. Here's a reference for a good background article: http://ccjm.Org/content/75/8/591.Full.Pdf+html?Sid=b522ed4d-76e6-4678-a3aa-48b6661fabc8 books are written to answer your question. ...Read more

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Lown ganong levine syndrome prognosis with beta blocker treatment?

Symptoms?: If you paroxysms of tachycardia with lgl, you should have an ablation performed. At 18, you're too young to be committed to a life long drug with side-effects and which is only partially effective. ...Read more

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Polymyositis life expectancy with sjogren's syndrome? What is prognosis?

Depends: On the course of the disease, organ involvement, baseline health status, the aggressiveness of the condition, and many other factors (response to treatment, etc.). ...Read more

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My 16 month son started to have the "salaam attack" last week and dr. Ashrafi prognosised that by west syndrome.my question is: what would be the correct prognosis and treatment?and would it have a normal life such as education and social relations after

What is the cause?: Please see previous HT responses. A cause is found in 7/10 cases of West Syndrome, or Infantile Spasms, hypsarrhthymia on EEG & arrest of psychomotor development. Chromosomal Microarray detects most gene mutations that can cause it. Inborn errors of metabolism may require other tests. Prognosis is poor if development, neurological exam & MRI were abnormal at the time salaam seizures began. ...Read more

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What is the current prognosis for cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What is the current prognosis for cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Fair prognosis: If treated according to the standards of medical practice and in a timely fashion by the doctor, prognosis is good.Thanks. ...Read more

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