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Triple X Syndrome
Defective chromosome: Each person has 23 pair of chromosomes. Males have xy and females xx. Some persons have a defective x with a portion that is missing. In females the other x compensates and they have no clinical problems. In males the defective x can result in retardation and/or autism. Some with defect can be normal but transfer problems to their sons. ...Read more
Fragile X: per say is not fatal. Males are more likely to be accident prone and suffer seizures than females. The risk of seizures is 17-40% depending on the series studied. (Much higher than this in my series of patients) Ataxia, hypotonia and unpredictable responses to changes in environment can lead to accidents. But the disease itself is not fatal. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Chromosome defect: Patients with fragile x have a defective x chromosome. There are several variants, and not all cells may be affected. It is full disease only in males, but females can be carriers. It is a genetic disorder, but it often just occurs without warning. Affected boys can vary from normal to severe retardation and autism. There is no cure. ...Read more
Gene mutation: Fragile x syndrome is due to a mutation within the fmr1 gene on x chromosome. Part of the gene gets repeated too many times. It is the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability. Please see: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002633/ and http://www.Fragilex.Org/ for more information. ...Read more
Ultrasound results: right ovary 4.5 X 3.7 X 2.2, left ovary 6.0 X 5.8 X 3.3 simple cyst 4.3 X 3.5 X 2.9. What does this mean? Concerning?
Cysts are common: It is very normal for wome to develop a cyst from time to time. Most resolve within 6-8 weeks and do not require surgery. For some, cysts can be painful. Others do not even know they have a cyst. There are several types of cysts. Your doctor can give you specific advise on the management of your specific cyst. ...Read more
Not preventable: while there is no way to prevent fragile X disorder, treatment with folic acid, a vitamin can be helpful with the behaviours if necessary. Behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, A variety of medications are available for symptoms. You should consult a specialist working with children with Fragile X. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The uterus measures 2.7 x 4.5 x 7.5 CM in size.The right ovary measures 2.0 x 2.7 x 2.9 CM and the left measures 1.4 x 2.6 x
2.9 cm. Is this normal?
My rt ovary measures 3.89 x 2.59 x 2.21cm. Left measures 3.61 x 3.04 x 2.29. Uterus is 12.98 x 9.66 X 6.66 cm. Is this normal?
Dr said that I have bilateral ovarian cyst measured (r=3.9cm x 3.3cm x 4.6cm)(l = 2.1 CM x 1.6 CM x 1.8 cm)is it normal or do I need surgery ?
Normal: These women appear no different from any other and have no special problems. ...Read more
3.1 x 0.9 x 1.3 cm/right & 3.0 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm/left in length, AP&width. Isthmus 0.2 cm/thickness. Thyroid dimin/in size, diffuse/heterog/decr/hypoecho?
I have 3 myoma uteri measures 1.1 x 0.9 x 1.0 cm anterofundal intramural; 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm and 0.6 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm anterior intramural. do need surg?
Please Explain,The uterus is anteverted, and measures 6.3 x 2.8 cms.Myometrial echoes are homogeneous. The endometrial thickness is 6 mm.The right ovary measures 3.4 x 2.9 x 2.3 cms with a volume of 12.3 cc.The left ovary measures 3.7 x 2.9 x 2.7 cms with
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