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Doctor insights on: Mongoloid Facies

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What is Mongoloid facies?

What is Mongoloid facies?

Word terms: A simple definition would be the appearance like those from Mongolia.The most cited feature is the fold of tissue over the nasal part of the eyelid that most oriental people have. ...Read more

Mongoloid Face (Definition)

Mongoloid face = flat face w high cheek bones characteristic of some Asians. This is similar to facial type of some ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Mongoloid face?

What is the definition or description of: Mongoloid face?

Mongoloid face: Mongoloid face = flat face w high cheek bones characteristic of some Asians. This is similar to facial type of some individuals with Down's syndrome. ...Read more

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Whats abnormal facies in trisomy?

Whats abnormal facies in trisomy?

Abnormal facies: The term "abnormal facies" refers to unusually facial features. What unusual facial features present will depend upon which trisomy is present. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: moon facies?

What is the definition or description of: moon facies?

ROUND FACIAL FEATURE: Round facial appearance due to excess cortisone usually given to treat a chronic inflammatory disease. Rarely due to a adrenal gland tumor. ...Read more

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Whats asymmetric crying facies syndrome?

Whats asymmetric crying facies syndrome?

Which one?: There are a number of potential causes for facial asymmetry when crying. Facial paralysis can be congenital (either traumatic or developmental) or can occur at any age due to injury, infection, tumor, etc. There are quite a few congenital syndromes that can be associated with this. ...Read more

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Does having TMJ have any effect on your facial appearance?

Does having TMJ have any effect on your facial appearance?

No: Having TMJ should not affect your face, unless you are in a lot of pain and you have a pained expression on your face. Tmj has to do with the muscles that move your jaw spasming or cramping causing pain. This should not affect how your muscles look, as the spasm is deep in the muscle. So, i would say you shouldn't notice any facial changes due to tmj. ...Read more

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Why do people with Down syndrome all have the same facial appearance?

Why do people with Down syndrome all have the same facial appearance?

Genetics: The vast majority of ds patients will have enough similarities in physical appearance to be recognized by knowledgeable people.This is caused by the effect of the extra chromosome material on every cell of the body during the formation of all facial and body structures. ...Read more

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My facial appearance has changed so much from 15 yrs to 16 yrs and I dont know why, i know faces change in puberty but i just dont look like myself?

My facial appearance has changed so much from 15 yrs to 16 yrs and I dont know why, i know faces change in puberty but i just dont look like myself?

:): This is your new mature face, Believe me when I tell you, who you are comes from within. And don't forget this is advice from a person who has not seen the old "you" or the new "you"! ...Read more

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What is the facial appearance like in people with broca's aphasia?

What is the facial appearance like in people with broca's aphasia?

Brocas Aphasia: It depends on whether a stroke involved nerves to the face and eyes. An isolated brocas aphasia from injury to a part of the frontal lobe may produce no facial symptoms and only the inability to produce fluent speech. ...Read more

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My son was born with asymmetric crying facies (some doctors called it cullp) – he is 3 years old now and it is still visible. Can anything be done?

My son was born with asymmetric crying facies (some doctors called it cullp) – he is 3 years old now and it is still visible. Can anything be done?

Probably not: There are various expressions of this condition: simple missing muscle in that part of face to a complex abnormality of chromosome 22 with far reaching problems, including heart, blood, eye and brain defects. If all your child has is an asymmetric cry, count yourself blessed. Be sure there has been a thorough workup looking for above. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between mitral facies and mitral stenosis?

What is the relationship between mitral facies and mitral stenosis?

Mitral stenosis: Mitral stenosis is narrowing of the mitral valve usually from rheumatic fever as a long term complication. Mitral facies is only a descriptive term of the thin face seen in many patients with long term mitral stenosis. ...Read more

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Will a missing molar tooth affect the facial appearance(on the exterior), skin flexibility,jaw volum loss,..as time goes by? I can't afford an implant

Will a missing molar tooth affect the facial appearance(on the exterior), skin flexibility,jaw volum loss,..as time goes by? I can't afford an implant

Missing tooth: Molars are key teeth in your mouth. They serve to bring food and that's where most of the chewing occurs. Losing a tooth in one jaw causes the tooth in the opposing jaw to over erupt and the neighboring teeth to drift. A replacement in the form of a "bridge" or an implant crown may be indicated to prevent any undesirable consequences. Consult with your dentist to determine the right treatment. ...Read more

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My ESR has come to 700 in a test. Is it normal for a 26 year non pregnant female. There is also a trace of RBC in my urine. Any prima facie diagnosis?

My ESR has come to 700 in a test. Is it normal for a 26 year non pregnant female. There is also a trace of RBC in my urine. Any prima facie diagnosis?

Abnormal Tests: Your ESR is very high and rbc in urine is abnormal.You have to discuss with your doctor the significance of these tests.Why the test was ordered and what more tests you need and what your symptoms are.So make an appt, we can not give you any diagnosis based on these tests at this site. ...Read more

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Why do old people keep calling my son a mongoloid?

Why do old people keep calling my son a mongoloid?

Old world term: Quite a while back & before the chromosome defect was found in '60's, the the facial structure of Down syndrome kids/adults, reminded folks of the features of mongolian race. Original scientific publications uses that terminology. It was well into the '70's before the descriptions began to change & the public began to use more modern descriptors. The important people in your kids life don't use it. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Down syndrome and mongoloid?

None. "Mongoloid" is: considered an ethnically pejorative term & is no longer used to describe the facial features of flat mid-face, flat nasal bridge, epicanthic folds, skin folds of the inner corners of the eyes & up-slanting palpebral fissures or eye openings that are characteristic facial features of people with Down Syndrome but also are seen in many perfectly neurotypical individuals of Asian descent. ...Read more

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How can I keep i.B.S. Under control?

How can I keep i.B.S. Under control?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it easy to diagnose sjögren’s syndrome?

Is it easy to diagnose sjögren’s syndrome?

Depends: A full blown case can be easily diagnosed by physical examination and laboratory tests. ...Read more

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Why dose your bowls move more on your p.M.S?

Why dose your bowls move more on your p.M.S?

Pelvic congestion: Part of the premenstrual syndrome is the pelvic congestion which includes of pelvic walls lined by muscles and peritoneum & pelvic organs like intestines, bladder, in addition to uterus and ovaries. The intestinal congestion caused increased leaking of fluid across the increased wall, also causing incresed stimulation of the nerves supplying the intestines thus causing more bowel movements in pms. ...Read more

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What are the lastest meds to help treat m.S ?

What are the lastest meds to help treat m.S ?

Exciting time : Newest meds in chronological order: tysabri (natalizumab), (natalizumab) gilenya, aubagio, and next month bg-12 (?Tech-fentora). The two most potent, by far are tysabri (natalizumab) and gilenya, but both require ongoing risk management. Research meds will likely go on market in next few yrs, and include lemtrada and daclizamab. A pill, laquinamod, is likely not a good candidate due to low potency, but may help spms cases. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have a slightly elevated s.G.P.T?

Is it bad to have a slightly elevated s.G.P.T?

Elevated SGPT: Slightly elevated SGPT or ALT can be due to variety of reasons. This is one of the blood test of liver function tests. It will be helpful to know the other values. Few possible causes are non alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis due viruses such as hepatitis C or B, or other causes. You should see physician for further evaluation with blood test and either ultrasound or MRI ...Read more

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Wat s d perfect diet fr reducing weight sooner ?

Wat s d perfect diet fr reducing weight sooner ?

No such thing: There is no such thing as "the perfect diet". The first person to come up with that will sell to all 7 billion people and be filthy rich. ...Read more

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Waht does "nstemi s/p cath " mean in simple terms?

Waht does "nstemi s/p cath " mean in simple terms?

Status post: s/p is status post meaning you have a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction and then had a cath done to investigate. ...Read more

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What’s the difference between a fellow and a chief resident?

See below: A fellow is one who is obtaining sub specialty training after completing a residency. A chief resident is usually in last year of residency and is more of a administrative/leadership role. ...Read more

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It’s not serious, so I can just ignore the symptoms, can’t i?

It’s not serious, so I can just ignore the symptoms, can’t i?

Please more specific: Please be more specific in asking your question. ...Read more

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