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What kind of genetic disease can cause the same symptoms as shaken baby syndrom?

What kind of genetic disease can cause the same symptoms as shaken baby syndrom?

Genetic mimic of SBS: Several genetic conditions can mimc subdural hemorrhages and retinal hemorrhages implicated in sbs. The most important condition is glutaric aciduria type 1, others include neurofibromatosis type 1, metabolic bone disease. ...Read more

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Down Syndrome (Definition)

A genetic chromosome 21 disorder causing ...Read more


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What kind of genetic liver disease can cause the same symptoms as shaken baby syndrome?

What kind of genetic liver disease can cause the same symptoms as shaken baby syndrome?

None: Shaken baby syndrome is intentional or unintentional child abuse, can easily differentiated from a disease process that cause bleeding , fractures etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of serotonin syndrome and what causes it?

What are the symptoms of serotonin syndrome and what causes it?

Agree w Dr. Pappas: Serotonin Syndrome may occur from taking 1 or more serotonergic medications. Serotonin Syndrome can cause nausea /vomiting /diarrhea, abdominal pain, stiffness or spasm of muscles,
fever, shivering, ^ sweating, hallucinations, confusion, visual changes, ^ Heart rate, tremor, lack of coordination, seizure, bp changes. In some cases, coma or death can occur. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me the causes of generalized anxiety disorder and does heredity cause it?

Could you please tell me the causes of generalized anxiety disorder and does heredity cause it?

Causes can be varied: The causes for generalized anxiety disorder can be varied. Often the various anxiety disorders run in families, but it is not absolutely clear whether the cause is hereditary or learned behaviors. If your parents tend to be anxious & high strung, they have taught you to relate to the world the same way. ...Read more

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What is cytokine release syndrome? What are the symptoms? And what causes it?

What is cytokine release syndrome? What are the symptoms? And what causes it?

AntiTcell antibodies: Cytokine release syndrome feels like you have a infection causing chills, shakes and fever but the term is reserved for infusion treatments with antibodies that cause the release biochemicals (cytokines) from T-cells. ...Read more

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What is eagle syndrome, and what may cause it?

What is eagle syndrome, and what may cause it?

Stylohyoid Ligament: Eagle syndrome is calcification of the stylohyoid ligament that can produce pain in the neck when turning the head toward the side of the calcified ligament. It is often diagnosed on panoramic x-rays taken in dental offices. The cause has not been clearly established. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of pain does multiple sclerosis cause?

Several : The electrical shock sensations over the neck and upper back associated with lhermitte's, the intense facial pain associated with tic douleureux, the vague aching encountered over trunk or legs, and less common syndromes. But most common is migraine headaches, which occur at frequency of 2-4 times those who do not have ms. ...Read more

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What kind of diseases or isorders could cause both symptoms of hypothyroidism and juvenile idiopathic arthritis? Or is one a complication of the other

What kind of diseases or isorders could cause both symptoms of hypothyroidism and juvenile idiopathic arthritis? Or is one a complication of the other

Autoimmune disorders: Both juvenile idiopathic arthritis and hypothyroidism (caused by thyroiditis) can have autoimmune etiology. There is increased incidence of hypothyroidism in patients with jia when compared to matched normal controls. Another autoimmune disorder celiac bowel disease is also increased in jia. ...Read more

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What is the cause of WPW syndrome?

What is the cause of WPW syndrome?

Wpw: Congenital defect of the electrical system with an extrinsic pathway which can cause arrhythmias. It can be associated with Svt and a fib and if the a fib conducts rapidly can lead to sudden death ...Read more

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What do the symptoms of metabolic syndrome look like?

What do the symptoms of metabolic syndrome look like?

Symptoms last...: Metabolic syndrome is insidious. Many features of disease are initially asymptomatic. High blood pressure in early stages is not perceived. Cholesterol issues are asymptomatic unless present for some time. Women may have symptoms of irregular menses, or increased facial hair, but may think this not too abnormal. If you have increasing weight, most on the gut, get checked out by your pcp. ...Read more

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What kind of problems does graves cause to your eyes?

What kind of problems does graves cause to your eyes?

Bulging Eye balls/bl: It causes exopthalmos that is bulging eye balls, blurred or double vision, and eyes may feel achy, dry and irritated as eyelids can not perform their function of shelterng the eyes. ...Read more

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What is chronic fatigue syndrome? What causes it, what are the symptoms, and how can it be treated?

What is chronic fatigue syndrome? What causes it, what are the symptoms, and how can it be treated?

See details: CFS is chronic fatigue without an identifiable cause. By definition, the cause is unknown. Several meds can help. One should also have a sleep study to rule out sleep abnormalities as a cause of the fatigue. ...Read more

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What type of cancer related to neuropathy Paraneoplastic syndrome? What are the symptoms?

What type of cancer related to neuropathy
Paraneoplastic syndrome?
What are the symptoms?

See below: Most paraneoplastic neuropathies are due to immune responses to neural proteins secreted by cancer cells. Most have been associated with small cell lung cancer_ others with cancer of the ovaries, breast, lymphoma,thymine,melanoma, and testicular cancer. Symptoms can include encephalitis, cerebellar degeneration, sympathy, motor neuron disease,Gillian Barre syndrome, myopathy and Eaton-Lambert myo ...Read more

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What type of pain can neuropathy cause?

Neuropathy: Neuropathy can cause a wide variety of painful symptoms including painful numbness, burning, tingling, a feeling of "pins and needles" and shooting pains. There are medications on the market that do aid in treating neuropathic pain. These medications have their share of possible side effects and must be monitored by a physician. ...Read more

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What is marfan's syndrome? What causes it and how does it affect body tissues?

What is marfan's syndrome? What causes it and how does it affect body tissues?

Marfan syndrome: is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. Marfan syndrome most often affects the connective tissue of the heart, blood vessels, eyes and bones. The treatment is individualized to the patient's needs. ...Read more

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Can peripheral neuropathy cause chest pain? What is treatmt when all else fails? Or what causes CNS inflammation?

Can peripheral neuropathy cause chest pain? What is treatmt when all else fails? Or what causes CNS inflammation?

No but: Peripheral neuropathy doesn't cause chest pain but cervical spondylitis and herpes zoster are 2 examples of neurogenic chest pain. CNS stands for "central nervous system" and, by definition, is not related to peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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What type of symptoms are associated with pelvic imbalance? Can it cause sciatica?

What type of symptoms are associated with pelvic imbalance? Can it cause sciatica?

Yes: yes, but causing spasms of the periformis muscle or causing sacroileitus, both of which can cause sciatica due to pressure on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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What're the symptoms and causes of stevens-johnson syndrome?

What're the symptoms and causes of stevens-johnson syndrome?

Severe rash from med: Severe skin rash often from drug allergy, esp sulfa drugs, but also can be from connective tissue diseases. ...Read more

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What kind of genetic disease is Down syndrome considered?

What kind of genetic disease is Down syndrome considered?

Chromosomal abnormal: Down syndrom is considered a chromosomal abnormality due to the presence of three number 21 chromosomes instead of the normal 2. ...Read more

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