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What is steatocystoma multiplex?

What is steatocystoma multiplex?

Skin disorder: Steatocystoma multiplex is a disorder in which multiple yellow or skin-colored sebum-filled cysts are found on the trunk, upper arms, or chest. It can be confused with acne vulgaris and is included in the differential diagnosis of acne. It can be autosomal dominant in inheritance or sporadic. ...Read more

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Can people with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita survive long?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the problem (it varies widely). For example, some have severe scoliosis, limiting chest movement and lung inflation. Some have small lungs. These could reduce lifespan. On the other hand, many with amc have normal life expectancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

What is the definition or description of: mononeuritis multiplex?

Descriptions: Mononeuropathy involves one nerve. Polyneuropathy bilateral and symmetrical. Mononeuritis multiplex, several scattered mononeuropathies, of an asymettrical pattern. Associated with diabetes, arteritic disorders, inflammatory immune processes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that people with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita have childeren?

Is it possible that people with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita have childeren?

Probably yes: This rare condition can have multiple causes. If only the joints are affected, your reproductive system should not be affected. If it is part of a genetic disorder, there may be issues. See your primary doctor or your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I recently heard of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Can you tell me what that is?

I recently heard of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Can you tell me what that is?

Contracted joints: Patients with that condition are born with contractures in one or more of their joints and so are unable to move their joints normally. There is not a real great approach to the problem as surgery has a very limited benefit. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed of steatoocystoma multiplex and was placed on ro-accutane tablet for 6months but no improvement.What else can I do?

I was diagnosed of steatoocystoma multiplex  and was placed on ro-accutane tablet for 6months but no improvement.What else can I do?

Steatocystoma: The classic treatment is with the tetracycline class of antibiotics. Isotretinoin therapy has been effective in some patients; however, in others, it has caused the condition to flare. Recurrence following Isotretinoin treatment has been reported. ...Read more

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Whats treatment of arthrogryposis multiplex ?

Whats treatment of arthrogryposis multiplex ?

A lot of therapy: While there is no reversal of this condition, individual quality of life can be greatly improved. As each person will respond differently, and will have different needs, a combination of therapies is beneficial. Physical therapy, occupational therapy , casting, splinting and orthopedic correction is often beneficial. ...Read more