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What is XYY syndrome or disease?

What is XYY syndrome or disease?

Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more

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What exactly is xyy syndrome or disease?

Usually non-problem: This is a man with an extra y chromosome. These men tend to be tall and to have more troubles with acne than others. A junk-science paper and a false claim by murderer richard speck popularized the myth that these men tend to criminality. If there are no health problems, xyy almost never gets discovered except by prenatal screening; in the latter case it usually causes no troubles. ...Read more

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I was wondering what is xyy syndrome or disease?

XYY: Junior gets two copies of dad's y-chromosome. Most xyy's are discovered incidentally. Reports of low iq may be ascertainment bias. Nobody questions these boys / men are tall and have nasty acne that needs to be treated. Despite "pop" claims of criminality, there are some national studies in which no xyy could be found who'd committed a crime with a weapon. ...Read more

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Tell me about apert syndrome disease, please?

Tell me about apert syndrome disease, please?

Bone dysplasia: You will find this article helpful. Http://www. Seattlechildrens. Org/medical-conditions/chromosomal-genetic-conditions/apert-syndrome/ Please ask further questions or would like to discuss about this condition ...Read more

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What sort of disease is churg-strauss syndrome?

What sort of disease is churg-strauss syndrome?

Involves many organs: Churg-strauss syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that affects small blood vessels and (by definition) includes asthma that is often difficult to control. It commonly affects the vessels of the skin, kidneys, and nervous system among others. It is treated with steroids and usually a drug called cyclophosphamide. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of major diseases in down syndrome?

What are symptoms of major diseases in down syndrome?

Variable: The most significant symptoms happen if the child with down's has cardiac defects. Some of these defects may require surgery. Immunity issues may exist that predipose to infection and/or leukemia (a blood cancer). ...Read more

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Is angleman syndrome a type of psychological disease?

No: Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder with a small deletion on chromosome 15. Persons wiht this often have mental retardation but are also frequently noted to be laughing. They however may alsi gave bugtnares and autistic symptoms. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is complex regional pain syndrome?

What sort of disease is complex regional pain syndrome?

Nerve disorder: Some times an injury turns the nervous system into over-drive. Things that should not be painful are! Getting care sooner from someone who lnows what can help is best. I tell my patients who suffer from crps to keep using the affected extremity as normally as possible despite the pain. This really helps normalize things. ...Read more

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What is some information about apert syndrome disease?

What is some information about apert syndrome disease?

Genetic disease: Apert's syndrome is a rare genetic disorder caused by a gene mutation. Skull & facial bones r effected & often require extensive cranial facial surgery. Hearing loss, odd fingers/toes, skin problems occur often. Apnea & sinus/ear infections r chronic problems. See nih site for more information. Http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/apert-syndrome. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

See below: It is usually diagnosed by physical examination as well as a test called an EMG which involves placing a special needle in the muscles. The muscle produce a certain type of EMG signal which is characteristic of neuromyotonia. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between sjorgens syndrome and sjorgens disease?

Is there a difference between sjorgens syndrome and sjorgens disease?

No difference: Sjogren's syndrome is sometimes referred to as sjogren's disease. Since it was first described as a group of signs and symptoms that suggested the presence of a disease, it was first called a syndrome. We understand sjogren's syndrome better with regard to it being a systemic autoimmune disease that affects principally secretory glands but also can affect other organs like lupus. ...Read more

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What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example. ...Read more

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Has anyone been diagnosed with hughes syndrome? Is it a rare disease?

Has anyone been diagnosed with hughes syndrome? Is it a rare disease?

More familiar name: This is better-known as antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, which can be seen in lupus or "just happens". An antibody against a molecular unit involved in blood clotting actually makes the cascade work too well. It's dangerous, and you will probably want to be treated by a specialist. ...Read more

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What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

What are the prognosis for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

No cure: There is no cure. The long term prognosis is generally highly variable. ...Read more

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Is klinefelter's syndrome a disease more common among certain ethnicities?

Is klinefelter's syndrome a disease more common among certain ethnicities?

Klinefelter syndrome: This disorder affects all races and ethnicies equally. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Do you know of people with diseases such as Down syndrome that have children?

Do you know of people with diseases such as Down syndrome that have children?

Possibly, but: Down syndrome females are capable of reproduction but most pregnancies have resulted from abuse, end prematurely & are often delivered c section. The defect can be passed on but some offspring are normal. ...Read more

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Hello. I was wondering how likely it is for a male Schmidt's syndrome patient to pass on the disease to his children. Thank you.

Hello. I was wondering how likely it is for a male Schmidt's syndrome patient to pass on the disease to his children. Thank you.

Risk is there: The genetic risk is there but it doesn't mean all of them will get it. It just means they have a higher chance than the general population to develop the disease. The best thing is to go see the endocrinologist or the geneticist to determine their individual risks. There are test that can be done to determine if they have the antibody and the HLA type ...Read more

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Why is cushing's disease or syndrome fatal?

Why is cushing's disease or syndrome fatal?

Excess cortisol: Cushing's disease is excessive cortisol in the body from a pituitary tumor that leads to its secretion. Cushing's syndrome refers to the stigmata with excessive cortisol. This can be from the pituitary or administered by drs. Symptoms include hypertension, obesity, heart problems, sensitivity to infection. Cushing's disease/syndrome can be treated so it is not necessarily fatal, but it can be. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is chiari syndrome?

What sort of disease is chiari syndrome?

Three types: Chiari malformations come in three types (i, ii, and iii). Type I is, by far, the most common. There is a hole at the bottom of the skull where the spinal cord exits (the foramen magnum). If the back part of the skull is not large enough to house the cerebellum, the lower portion of the cerebellum can push through the foramen magnum and into the spinal canal - this is a chiari I malformation. ...Read more

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What are treatments for cushings disease/syndrome?

What are treatments for cushings disease/syndrome?

It depends: Depending on the cause these include reducing corticosteroid use if you are on long tern steroids, surgery if you have a tumor, radiation if the tumor can not be removed, and medication if surgery and radiation does not work. Ketoconazole (nizoral), Mitotane (lysodren), Metyrapone (metopirone) Mifepristone (korlym) are some of the medications used. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for cushings disease/ syndrome?

What are the treatments for cushings disease/ syndrome?

Depends: The treatment options depend on the cause of the cushing's syndrome. If the cause is due to overuse of steroids, then the treatment is to lower the dose. This is the best case scenario. Other treatment options involve: surgery (pros: cure possible, cons: surgery +/- complications), radiation therapy (cons: side effects), medications (cons: usually not a cure, side effects from med)... ...Read more

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Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

Are there any cures for gilberts disease/syndrome; mainly the yellowing of the eyes?

No: Ignore it. Gilbert's is likely to flare if you miss a few meals. It's best considered a non-disease as it's extremely common and really is a non-problem. In the old days, we used to treat it with phenobarbital, which lowers the bilirubin and diminishes the yellowing of the skin at the price of making you tired and unable to work or play effectively. You don't want that. ...Read more

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For the disease Cogans Syndrome what medication would you suggest?

For the disease Cogans Syndrome what medication would you suggest?

Difficult question: As Cogans Syndrome is so difficult to diagnose and you have to have both eye and inner ear symptoms and have a long list of other problems ruled out. There is no cure and treatment is aimed at controlling the eye symptoms and usually involve topical antiinflmatory drugs or steroids or if really bad oral steroids and or doxy cycline antibiotics ...Read more

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Is polycystic ovary disease a syndrome?

Is polycystic ovary disease a syndrome?

Yes: Pcos is also called stein leventhal syndrome. Strangely, you don;t have to have ovarian cysts to have this disease. Symptoms include lots of things including acne, excessive hair growth, obesity and infertility. ...Read more

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Is Marfan syndrome a sex-linked disease?

Is Marfan syndrome a sex-linked disease?

No: Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disorder caused by abnormal microfibrillin protein. If a parent is affected by the disorder, their offspring has a 50/50 chance of inheriting it, regardless of whether the baby is a boy or a girl. ...Read more

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What disease would cause nephrotic syndrome?

What disease would cause nephrotic syndrome?

Proper medication: Minimal change (or nil) disease. Correctly diagnosed by biopsy but frequently diagnosed by the symptoms of proteinuria, edema and intact renal function with a bland urine sediment. This responds to steroid therapy most of the time. The presence of blood in the urine, or failure to respond to steroids indicates need for biopsy of kidney with therapy based on those results. Case needs nephrologist. ...Read more

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Is Down Syndrome a sex linked chromosomal disease?

Is Down Syndrome a sex linked chromosomal disease?

No: Down syndrome is an abnormality of chromosome numbers, not a mutation on a sex chromosome. During conception only one of chromosome of each pair is given by both parents to the fertile egg. If a parent adds their 2 # 21 chm to the other parents # 21, 3 end up in the egg ; the excess 21 causes the all the problems. Rare forms are causes by a extra piece of a 21, but that's another issue. ...Read more

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What diseases are associated with raynaud's syndrome?

What diseases are associated with raynaud's syndrome?

Several: Raynaud's disease can be a primary vasospastic process whereas raynaud's phenomena is usually associated with collagen vascular diseases such as lupus, ra, scleroderma, etc. ...Read more

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Is Dress Syndrome considered a Disease? Is it hereditary?

Is Dress Syndrome considered a Disease? Is it hereditary?

Disease not herited: DRESS is short for Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia Systemic Symptoms meaning usually caused by certain drugs with rashes, elevation of some body enzymes, and other blood abnormalities. Usually rashes and abnormalities disappear when the offending drug is stopped but some do progress. ...Read more

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Is motor neurone disease different from locked-in syndrome?

Is motor neurone disease different from locked-in syndrome?

Very different: Locked in syndrome is usually the result of an injury to the brainstem that results in a loss of communication between the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neuron disease is a progressive degenerative process that affects the nerve cells that carry signals from the brain to the muscles that allow us to move. The most well known example of this is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ...Read more