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My mom has had low wbc, normal diff-it averages about 3.2 for years. Her uncle died of myelo dysplasia and his daughter has APL.Can this be genetic?
Yes: Several leukemias are genetic in origin. You should get her evaluated by a hematologist
Bad + formation: The term is derived from the greek roots dys= bad & plassein =to form.It has been applied to situations where body parts didn't develop properly during pregnancy or after birth. Bony dysplasia= bones formed wrong. It is also applied to situations where the bad formation occurs later= tumors where a normal tissue converts to a new "bad"pattern of growth.See 1 more doctor answer
Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their development. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia.
Precancerous Cells: Dysplasia is considered pre-cancerous and is usually graded by severity (mild-moderate-severe). On the cervix, mild dysplasia = mild cervical intra epithelial neoplasia or cin i. The words are often interchangeable and both mean "precancerous". I hope that helped, take care.
Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their etiology. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia.
Your doctor is your : Your best guide is your doctor who gave you this diagnosis. Most such reports require follow up anywhere between 6 monthly to once yearly. Where is this dysplasia located? Please check with your doctor about further follow up.
Abnormal cells: Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result from infections and inflammation.
Dwarfism: Disproportionately short stature dwarfism is skeletal dysplasia and it is officially osteochondrodysplasia. There are around 200 different disorders. These people have changes of cartilage and bone growth and can develop changes such as abnormal shape and size of the bones, .See 1 more doctor answer
Had removed a Tubervillous pulp w/some areas w/ High dysplasia. Will re do in 6 months to be sure all was removed. Is that standard?
Glad it's out: Sounds like a great idea. If there's a recurrence, it'll be early. You were smart to be checked. Continue this over the years. Best wishes.
Bone disease..: Cleidocranial dysplasia is a condition that primarily affects the development of the bones and teeth. It can be inherited from one affected parent, or be a new mutation in an affected individual. It is important for a patient with this disease to see a geneticist. They can help coordinate care with other specialists (bone doctors, dentists) for this disease.
Benign vs precancer: Metaplasia (on the cervix) is simply cell changes that are not typical for that area. It is not considered dangerous or pre-malignant so nothing is usually done. Dysplasia, on the other hand, is a pre-cancerous change. Dysplasia can be mild or severe and usually requires surveillance or treatment. I hope that helps.
Ectodermal dysplasia: Ectodermal dysplasia = group of syndromes/disorder affecting structure of ectodermal origin (such as skin, hair, nails, teeth, sweat glands).
Very serious illness: The key is avoiding heat and dehydration if the person has no sweat glands, and managing whatever other problems may exist. There are dozens of types. Each needs specialist evaluation.
Genetics vary: There are different types of ectodermal dysplasia. Some are x-linked recessive and some are autosomal dominant. So depending on which parent has the condition, children could be free from the condition, be carriers, or have the disease. This would depend on the type of ectodermal dysplasia that the parent has.