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Symptoms Of Congenital Hypertrichosis
Is medication induced hypertrichosis reversible? If yes, how long does it take for the hairs to regress? It has been 5 months thus far. Many thanks.
Yes: When the medication is stopped the hair will get better, and it may take a while. ...Read more
Is medication induced hypertrichosis reversible? If yes, how long does it take for hairs to regress? It's been 5 months- no change. Many thanks.
Perhaps : Usually time is the key. However everyone is different. ...Read more
Pain: Is a rare condition in which the person does not feel physical pain and has a genetic predisposition . Patients can still feel if somebody is touching them and they have no physical abnormalities . Consult with a neurologist for more information ...Read more
2 types:: There are generally 2 types of non-response exhibited in cip: 1. Insensitivity to pain: painful stimulus is not even perceived: a patient cannot describe the intensity or type of pain. 2. Indifference to pain: a patient can perceive the stimulus, but lacks an appropriate response: they will not flinch or withdraw when exposed to pain. Cognition and sensation are normal! ...Read more
Various: Cataract is a generic term for any opacity in the structure of the natural lens. You can be born with anything from trivial opacities to profound deposits. The minor ones frquently do not need anything done and cause no symptoms. The major ones can block vision, cause an eye to turn in or out, and can cause permanent loss of vision. Your pediatric ophthalmologist is an expert at these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Usually appear early in life and have special x-ray finding and some could sign for other congenital disease.Thanks. ...Read more
Myasthenia gravis: Transient myasthenia of the newborn improves rapidly after birth .It is present in 10-15 percent of babies born with myasthenia and usually clears up. ...Read more
In congenital syphillis, could symptoms go unnoticed and what would the child's life expectancy be?
Not unnoticed: The symptoms of congenital syphilis are many and typically do not go unnoticed (especially today). However, with proper treatment, people can live normal (and quite full) lives. Perhaps the most famous person with congenital syphilis was british statesman winston churchill. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001344.htm. ...Read more
Are congenital disorders of glycosylation progressive disorders with worsening symptoms over time? Is there shortened life expectancy?
Yes and yes: This is a very complex topic. There are many different forms of the disease affecting many different genes. I would suggest the following as a nice overview about the disease: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/books/nbk1332/. ...Read more
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