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How do you diagnose neurocutaneous syndromes?

How do you diagnose neurocutaneous syndromes?

Neurocutaneous : The most common neurocutanous syndrome is neurofibromatosis, the diagnosis is made based on the number of cafe au lati (chocolate spots on the skin) along with other findings such as axillary freckling - a consultation with a neurologist would be a recommendation in this types of cases. ...Read more

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Neurocutaneous Syndromes (Definition)

Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders that lead to growth of tumors in various parts of the body. They're caused by the abnormal development of cells in an embryo and characterized by the presence of tumors in various parts of the body. Examples: neurofibromatosis, types 1 and 2 (nf1 and nf2) sturge-weber syndrome tuberous sclerosis (ts) ataxia-telangiectasia ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: neurocutaneous syndromes?

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What is the definition or description of: neurocutaneous syndromes?

See below: Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders that lead to growth of tumors in various parts of the body. They're caused by the abnormal development of cells in an embryo and characterized by the presence of tumors in various parts of the body. Examples: neurofibromatosis, types 1 and 2 (nf1 and nf2) sturge-weber syndrome tuberous sclerosis (ts) ataxia-telangiectasia (a-t) von hippel-lindau disease. ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic treatment for neurocutaneous melanosis?

Is there any homeopathic treatment for neurocutaneous melanosis?

Homeopathy: Homeopathy is an older treatment method, where small amounts of a substance that produce a symptom, are used to treat the symptom in microscopic amounts. Homeopathy is very popular in europe and is still in use all over the world. Homeopathy is symptom based and they do not "treat" named diseases. ...Read more

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What's little man syndrome?

What's little man syndrome?

Short man syndrome: Another name for the short or little man syndrome is a napoleon complex. Sometimes men with short stature may feel inferior and over-compensate for it. An example: a short man who aggressively drives the top of the line sports car- (is he compensating for feelings of inadequacy?). ...Read more

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How do you get reye's syndrome?

How do you get reye's syndrome?

Deadly process: First noted in the 60'sand peaking in the 70's, this is a pattern of acute liver failure,coma and often death. It often struck kids recovering from flu or chickenpox. Its cause is unclear, but an association with intake of any aspirin product was recognized.After salicylates were stopped for kids under 16, the condition has all but disappeared. ...Read more

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How to diagnose brown syndrome?

How to diagnose brown syndrome?

MRI: A rare disorder, in which the tendon of the superior oblique eye muscle becomes entrapped. Mri and mr angiography are recommended studies, the MRI study may need to be performed with gadolinium enhancement. ...Read more

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Sir can ye help on KS syndrome?

Sir can ye help on KS syndrome?

Not sure: I do not know what you mean by KS syndrome. Do you mean Klinefelter Syndrome? Sorry. Please post again and I will try to answer your question. Dr R ...Read more

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What can cause conn's syndrome?

What can cause conn's syndrome?

Cause of Conn's: 37F from PA "what causes Conn's Syndrome?" Classically due to adrenal adenoma making excess aldosterone. Aldosterone and eating too much salt causes high BP, later low K, cramps, weakness, having to get up at nigh to pee many times, arrhythmias, brain fog, headache. I recommend DASH eating plan: lo Na/hi K improves Sx. I specialize in Conn's. Go to hyperaldosteronism at Yahoo 1,300 like you there ...Read more

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Is sjodrens syndrome very bad?

It's not: Life threatening and there are good products to help. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is werewolf syndrome? A joke?

What is werewolf syndrome? A joke?

No: Acute intermittent porphyria used to be called the werewolf syndrome. It does not mean that these patients are werewolves. Many have some symptoms, such as excessive hair growth and red urine, that reminded people of werewolves. ...Read more