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Why do some kids with chromosome problems have a webbed neck?

Why do some kids with chromosome problems have a webbed neck?

Webbed neck: Webbed neck is associated most commonly with two different conditions, turners syndrome and noonan syndrome. Only turners syndrome is associated with a chromosomal abnormality. The chromosome number is 45( instead of 46) with only one sex chromosome (x)= 45, x. ...Read more

Short, Wide Neck (Definition)

Webbed neck refers to a condition where there is excess skin running on the sides of the neck to the shoulders. It can be common in certain congenital disorders, such as Turner syndrome. ...Read more


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And not have a webbed neck, small fingernails and deformed elbows?

And not have a webbed neck, small fingernails and deformed elbows?

Turner's syndrome?: The first half of the question is missing, so i'm going to guess that you're asking, is it possible to have turner's syndrome without the characteristics you listed? The answer is yes, not all women with ts have the physical signs of webbed neck, odd fingernails or "deformed" elbows. If that was not your question, please re-ask it, and include the first half. ...Read more

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In the way. It looks like webbed neck! how can I solve this condition?

See below: I am not certain what you mean. If you have a webbed neck, there is no solution other than possible plastic surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for the electric sensation that goes through the body when i suddenly bend my neck?

What is the best treatment for the electric sensation that goes through the body when i suddenly bend my neck?

Need diagnosis: This is a definitive sign of a problem involving the posterior columns of your spinal cord. This can be seen in multiple sclerosis, pernicious anemia, and even spinal stenosis. You absolutely need to evaluate why it is present, and get the underlying problem treated! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a bulging disk in your neck?

What is the best treatment for a bulging disk in your neck?

See below: The first step is to see a doctor who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of these conditions. Believe it or not, many people have bulging discs and do not have any symptoms. A specialist in this area could help determine if this bulging disc is in fact the cause of symptoms and if so can usually prescribe a therapy program which should help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a neck muscle spasm?

What is the best treatment for a neck muscle spasm?

Heat,etc: Neck muscle spasms generally respond best w/ heat , massage and possibly a muscle relaxant. Nsaids might be helpful temporarily. If they perist i would encourage u to see your pcp or ors for evaluation and the reason why your spasms are occurring. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for chronic neck pain & associated occipital headaches?

What is the best treatment for chronic neck pain & associated occipital headaches?

Several: Treatment for neck pain/occipital headaches may include: physical therapy, massage, accupuncture, trigger point injections, chiropractic and occipital nerve blocks. You may want to start with the least invasive treatments first. ...Read more

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An MRI shows I have two herniated disks in my neck that causes me pain often, what is the best treatment?

An MRI shows I have two herniated disks in my neck that causes me pain often, what is the best treatment?

Two directions: 1. If no direct effect on nerves or spinal cord, do not operate but use conservative p.T., and perhaps motorized cervical traction. An epidural steroid injection may help. Over time the disks may dessicate and shrink. 2. Nerve compression, spinal cord compressioin, indications for potential surgery. 3. Have spinal surgeon evaluate. ...Read more

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