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Doctor insights on: Paget Schroetter Syndrome

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Is paget's disease genetic?

Is paget's disease genetic?

Sometimes: There are two diseases termed "paget's disease." one is a rare type of breast cancer with unknown, likely multifactorial, etiology. The other is paget's disease of the bone for which there is a genetic predisposition and exposure to certain viruses may trigger the disease. Here's a link to more info about pagets of the bone: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pagets-disease-of-bone/ds00485. ...Read more

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Is paraneoplastic syndrome genetic?

Is paraneoplastic syndrome genetic?

No: There is no genetic relationship to the development of a paraneoplastic syndrome. ...Read more

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What is myelodysplastic syndrome?

What is myelodysplastic syndrome?

Blood disorder: This is a family of diseases that cause bone marrow dysfunction. There are several types that have different prognoses. Some types are precursors to leukemia. They show up a low blood counts usually in older patients. ...Read more

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Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

See below: Some causes of nephrotic syndrome are due to herediary causes, eg one of the causes of fsgs also called focal and segmentalglomerulosclerosis. ...Read more

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Is paget's disease of breast curable?

It may be: Like other types of breast cancer with prompt and appropriate treatment there is a good likelihood that paget's disease can be successfully treated. ...Read more

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What is antiphospolipid syndrome (hughes syndrome)?

What is antiphospolipid syndrome (hughes syndrome)?

Antiphospholipids: An autoimune disorder characterized by antibodies to certain phopholipids that predisposes to clotting problmes and pregnancy complications. A certain percentage will develop into systemic lupus. ...Read more

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Is sturge weber syndrome is progressive disease?

Is sturge weber syndrome is progressive disease?

Not progressive: But will always need follow up eye exams to monitor for possible glaucoma. ...Read more

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Is goldenhar syndrome heritable?

Is goldenhar syndrome heritable?

It is a genetic synd: It is a genetic syndrome. There's a bout a 3% chance the child will pass it on and less than a 1% chance it would occur in a sibling of this child of same parents. ...Read more

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Is treacher collins syndrome a genetic disease?

Is treacher collins syndrome a genetic disease?

Yes: In some patients it is a new mutation, while in others it is passed down from a parent. ...Read more

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What is cowden syndrome?

What is cowden syndrome?

Tumor family: This is a fairly common trait passed parent-to-child, 50% chance, in which certain tumors are substantially more common and there may be curious bumps especially on the skin. It is not curable but if good surveillance for tumors is maintained, it's manageable. Several genetic loci are known especially pten, and genetic counseling is available. ...Read more

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Is sjogrens syndrome connected to hereditary elliptocytosis?

Is sjogrens syndrome connected to hereditary elliptocytosis?

No data to say so: I just did a search of all medical literature published from the 1970's on and did not find a single article connecting the two. ...Read more

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Is patellofemoral syndrome typically associated with marfan's syndrome?

Is patellofemoral syndrome typically associated with marfan's syndrome?

PFS can happen: Marfan syndrome patients can get aches and pains in many joints because of the looser ligaments trying to hold the joints together at rest and under physical stress. Patellofemoral syndrome is common in normal, active school-aged children, so it is hard to tell whether or not it occurs more often in marfan syndrome kids. ...Read more

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Is raynauds syndrome curable?

Is raynauds syndrome curable?

Treatable not curabl: It is treatable, but not curable unless it is due to a medicine and the medicine is stopped. ...Read more

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Is cystic medial necrosis associated with ehlers-danlos syndrome (eds)?

Is cystic medial necrosis associated with ehlers-danlos syndrome (eds)?

Yes: Eds is a disease of the connective tissue with several sub-types. The connective tissue layer of the arteries can be affected and this can lead to cystic medial necrosis. This is a degenerative disease of the media of the aorta and other arteries with loss of elastic tissue and muscle cells. It is a pathological substrate for aortic dissection. Not all people affected get cmn. ...Read more

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What is myelodysplastic syndromes (mds)?

Bone marrow disease: MDS is a disease of bone marrow that causes blood precursor cells to have an abnormal appearance ("dysplasia"), and prevents normal production of mature RBC or WBC. This can cause seriously low blood cell counts. It arises from gene mutations acquired during your lifetime, in bone marrow cells. There is a risk that, with additional mutations, it can evolve into acute leukemia. ...Read more

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Is extramammary paget's disease a cancer or pre-cancer condition?

Is extramammary paget's disease a cancer or pre-cancer condition?

Yes: As soon as it invades, which it often never does, it's a full-fledged cancer. Sometimes the cancer precedes it and grows into the epidermis. It's serious and needs to be cared for by a capable specialist. ...Read more

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What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

No specific link: The congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome is considered sporadic in its occurrence.A few available studies of biopsy material have found abnormalities on the 1st, 12th or 19 th chromosome but no consistent pattern is reported.See the recent article : www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2994429. ...Read more

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What is klippel trenaunay syndrome?

What is klippel trenaunay syndrome?

Let me explain: Klippel–trénaunay syndrome and sometimes angioosteohypertrophy syndrome and hemangiectatic hypertrophy, is a rare congenital medical condition in which blood vessels and/or lymph vessels fail to form properly. The three main features are nevus flammeus (port-wine stain), venous and lymphatic malformations, and soft-tissue hypertrophy of the affected limb. ...Read more

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How would paget-schroder syndrome be diagnosed? Mri?

How would paget-schroder syndrome be diagnosed? Mri?

Exam and ultrasound: Paget-schroetter syndrome presents with swelling and pain. May have thoracic outlet compression, or trauma- effort thrombosis. Examine arms, chest, veins compression and do ultrasound exam. Traditionally venogram was done. Some may respond to lytic therapy and some may need surgery for first rib resection. ...Read more

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What is paget's disease?

What is paget's disease?

Bone or breast?: Paget's disease of the bone is characterized by an accelerated rate of bone metabolism, resulting in overgrowth of a bone at a single or multiple sites and affects integrity of the bone. Paget's of the breast is an eczema-like eruption on the nipple and areola with commonly a yellow exudate. It commonly suggests an underlying breast malignancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is paget's disease common?

Is paget's disease common?

1-2% of population: Paget's disease of bone affects 1-2% of the population over 50 years of age. It is inherited in about 20% of patients. ...Read more

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Does paget's disease get worse?

It can: It can get worse, stay stable or get better over time. ...Read more

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Who is at risk for paget's disease?

Who is at risk for paget's disease?

Anyone: There are some genetic associations, but the disease can affect anyone. ...Read more

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Can diet help control paget's disease?

Can diet help control paget's disease?

Avoid toxic foods : Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Paget's disease?

What are the symptoms of Paget's disease?

Bone pain: Some people who have paget's disease will have absolutely no symptoms. Others may experience symptoms that are confused with arthritis. Others may have bone pain not in the joints. ...Read more

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Is Pagets disease an example of an eponym?

Is Pagets disease an example of an eponym?

Yes: An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named. Sir James Paget first described Paget disease (PD) of the breast in 1874. He also described Pagets disease of bone. He served both as a well known surgeon as well as Pathologist in the mid 18 hundreds . His famous works included Lectures on Tumours (1851) and Lectures on Surgical Pathology (1853) ...Read more

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What is the death rate for paget's disease?

What is the death rate for paget's disease?

Around 1%: Paget's disease of the bone (and i assume you bone, not nipple) in about 1% of cases gives rise to aggressive cancers. Let's hope this does not happen to you. A few patients with paget's died as a result of high-output heart failure from the arteries connecting directly with veins in the bone; hopefully with today's treatment this will not happen. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can paget's disease effect my eyesight?

How can paget's disease effect my eyesight?

Pagets and eye: Pagets disease increases bone density which can gradually close off nerves and blood vessels in any part of the body that they pass through. There are a few cases in which the nerves and vessels leading to the eye are narrowed affecting the health and vision of the eyes. ...Read more

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Can exercise help with paget's disease symptoms?

Can exercise help with paget's disease symptoms?

Talk with your doc: Exercise is very important for bone and joint health. Low impact activities such as cycling and swimming are probably best. Work out a exercise program with your doctor as everyone's situation is different. ...Read more

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I have paget's disease. Can I pass it to my kids?

I have paget's disease.  Can I pass it to my kids?

Yes: There are different types of pd most common is bone. It has several potential causes but deponent on type there is a genetic link. Dr j. ...Read more

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How does paget's disease effect other body systems?

How does paget's disease effect other body systems?

Breast or bone?: There are two different types of paget's disease. One effects the bones making them appear deformed or misshapen. The other arises in the nipple and initially is localized but may metastasize with advanced disease. ...Read more

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What're the clinical findings of the Paget's disease?

What're the clinical findings of the Paget's disease?

Nipple changes: Paget's disease of the breast is a type of cancer that involves the nipple and/or the dark tissue around the nipple (areloa). Often there is another tumor within the breast. Symptoms involve the nipple and include crusting, thickening, itching, scabbing or bleeding. There are many non-cancerous reasons for nipple symptoms, but if you have changes that don't resolve, see your health provider! ...Read more

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Is paget's disease common? I've never heard of it before.

Is paget's disease common? I've never heard of it before.

Not uncommon: Only find it if you look...So if there was no reason to do imaging studies, it would not be picked up. ...Read more

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Should relatives of a person with paget's disease get tested?

Should relatives of a person with paget's disease get tested?

Yes: Because paget's disease can be hereditary, some experts recommend that the brothers, sisters, and children of people with paget's disease talk to their doctor about having an alkaline phosphatase blood test every 2 to 3 years after age 40. Paget's disease is rare in people under 40. ...Read more

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What is the beginning stage of paget's disease, what causes it and and can it be severe?

What is the beginning stage of paget's disease, what causes it and and can it be severe?

Thickened bone: Pagets disease of bone is characterized by thickening and then enlargement of involved bone. The normal bone recycling process, in which old bone tissue is replaced with new bone tissue is lost, the mechanism not defined. Affected bones become fragile and misshapen mostly in the pelvis, skull, spine and legs. In the skull, invasion of brain can occur. Bisphosphonates used to strengthen bone. ...Read more