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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 are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

No cure: There is no cure. The long term prognosis is generally highly variable. ...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?

Prognosis?: Each person with cyclic vomiting syndrome has different triggers, different levels of severity, some with more and others less episodes, and some with other issues related to the cvs, or as a result. Some episodes are severe and may need IV fluids and other supportive care, others may become disabled from the syndrome. More studies, a clearer source will help treatments and prognosis. ...Read more

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Why is the long term prognosis for neurogenic thoracic syndrome bad?

Should NOT be.: Surgical techniques have dramatically improved, major medical centers like Johns Hopkins, UCLA, Harvard, and Washington University are doing procedures. If preliminary EMG and scalene blocks are appropriate, surgical success rates are in the 90's. Yet, you need to work with experts, as limited experience in this area will result often in dismal outcomes. ...Read more

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I've been diagn. To have whiplash syndrome dt. A facial blow... What 's the prognosis?

I've been diagn. To have whiplash syndrome dt. A facial blow... What 's the prognosis?

Good: Whiplash refers to a strain of the soft tissues supporting the spine. It usually resolves with time and simple conservative care including gentle stretching, ice or heat, and if needed mild medications. For worse cases formal physical therapy is helpful. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis of thoracic outlet syndrome surgery?

What is the prognosis of thoracic outlet syndrome surgery?

Good but: usually surgery is the last thing you want to do for thoracic outlet syndrome because it is simple surgery but it could end up with an open chest and tubes in the chest and the recovery take a long time but the result are usually good if you need one get a second opinion and get done by a thoracic surgeon good luck ...Read more

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What is the long term prognosis for nuerogenic thoracic outlet syndrome surgery?

What is the long term prognosis for nuerogenic thoracic outlet syndrome surgery?

If it is: a correct diagnosis , if it is due to compression of brachial nerves between scalene muscles and first rib , will have satisfactory out come , as they are peripheral nerves ( as they regenerate ) ...Read more

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Does surgery for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome have a good long term prognosis?

Does surgery for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome have a good long term prognosis?

Good with: a correct diagnosis , if it is due to compression of brachial nerves between scalene muscles and first rib , will have satisfactory out come , as they are peripheral nerves ( as they regenerate ) ...Read more

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What is the long term prognosis after surgery for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome?

What is the long term prognosis after surgery for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome?

Improvement: You, the cause, the surgeon and the surgery, as well as chance ( complications or not) determine any surgical result. What you can control in terms of optimizing your outcome is to follow instructions, including notifying your doc of any unexpected symptoms. Eat properly, get plenty of rest. Worrying too much impacts health and recovery. Relax,allow time to heal. See http://tinyurl.com/ozj9str ...Read more

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Why does the prognosis for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome surgery get worse over time?

Why does the prognosis for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome surgery get worse over time?

Depend on surgery: it really depend on why a patient had surgery most of thoracic outlet syndrome cases does not required surgery specially the neurogenic because the outcome is not very encouraging the only time surgery is warranted if the presence of the cervical rib or the space between the rib and the clavicle is narrower from previous accident or fracture and that cause pressure against mostly blood vessel ...Read more

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I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and lupus- does that mean the lupus has already attacked my brain with neurologic issues ?! poor prognosis?

POTS not specific: Those are some very tough diagnoses. Pots has several types and is usually related to an issue with nerves or hormones rather than a brain lesion -- it is not a condition specific to lupus. The way to evaluate for brain lesions is through neuroimaging. In your case, i very much recommend having an in depth conversation with the physician(s) familiar with your specific case. ...Read more

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I was dx'd with small fiber autonomic polyneuropathy with microvascular injury syndrome on skin biopsy. What are treatments and prognosis will ivig he?

I was dx'd with small fiber autonomic polyneuropathy with microvascular injury syndrome on skin biopsy. What are treatments and prognosis will ivig he?

SOMEWHAT UNCLEAR: Not fully clear as to how a skin punch biopsy can lead to your diagnoses, as all that is usually seen is the number and density of your small fibres. Vascular problems are tough to see on the biopsy, and the fibres involve temperature and pain sensations, not autonomic functions. Would highly recommend a second opinion from a medical school specialist to clarify this. ...Read more

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I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome from lupus. I only take plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) since lupus gave me pots is that a poorer prognosis since its the nervous system (i heard if it affects CNS its bad)?

I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome from lupus. I only take plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) since lupus gave me pots is that a poorer prognosis since its the nervous system (i heard if it affects CNS its bad)?

YES and many more : Few listed: cardiomyopathy (rare, relationship to Hydroxychloroquine unclear) central nervous system: ataxia, dizziness, emotional changes, headache, irritability, lassitude, nervousness, nightmares, psychosis, seizure, vertigo dermatologic: alopecia, angioedema, bleaching of hair, pigmentation changes (skin and mucosal; black-blue color), rash (acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, etc. ...Read more

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