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What does it mean to have microphthalmos -- short stature -- multiple joint dislocation syndrome?

What does it mean to have microphthalmos -- short stature -- multiple joint dislocation syndrome?

Larson syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by small eyes, short stature and multiple joint dislocations. Called larson syndrome or some thing close to that. ...Read more

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Is there a treatement for microphthalmia?

Is there a treatement for microphthalmia?

Microphthalmia: Microphthalmia can not corrected but associated issues (ie amblopia, cataract, etc) need to be evaluated and treated to maximize vision. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a cure/treatment for microphthalmia?

Please let me know if there is a cure/treatment for microphthalmia?

Microphthalmia: Is the diagnosis of small eyes, referring the the eye ball it self. Nothing can be done to make the eye bigger. Doubt if eyelid surgery will make the eye appear bigger! ...Read more

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Best pediatric opthamologist in central texas area to work with microphthalmia?

Best pediatric opthamologist in central texas area to work with microphthalmia?

Hillary Onan: In round rock who does specialize in micropthalmia. If not try scott and white in temple. ...Read more

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I've got mild microphthalmia. Is cosmetic surgery possible?

I've got mild microphthalmia. Is cosmetic surgery possible?

Yes: As a geneticist, i routinely see individuals with microopthalmia as part of a genetic syndrome. Cosmetic surgery can improve the appearance but it depends on the microopthalmia and the anatomy around the eye. If musculature is absent or bony abnormalities exist then surgery is not recommended. Talk to a plastic surgeon experienced with facial reconstruction. ...Read more

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Htr means what?

Htr means what?

HRT: Hormone replacement therapy. Estrogen and Progesterone in women after menopause who have their uterus still. Estrogen only in women after menopause who no longer have their uterus (it was surgically removed). ...Read more

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To dr rick koch, what is mean BP thanks?

To dr rick koch, what is mean BP thanks?

Mean BP : I'm guessing you are not interested in the concept of mean arterial pressure which incorporates aspects of systolic & diastolic pressure. Mean or average BP is the same thing. When trying to assess effectiveness of BP control i tell my patients to keep a log of BP & hr so we can average or take a mean of those values & make treatment decisions at their next office visit. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

What is t3u mean? And what is high t3u mean?

It means: Resin uptake of tri-iodo thyronine. It means you are possibly hyperthyroid, but it depends on the rest of your thyroid function tests, such as total and free t4. Confused? This is a complicated set of tests to interpret, so ask your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What mean of adenuric?What an indications?&c/os?

What mean of adenuric?What an indications?&c/os?

Gout Treatment: Adenuric tablets are used for the long term treatment and prevention of gout, but not for immediate treatment of gout flare-ups. Other medicines are used for the rapid relief of gout symptoms (colchicine). Be sure to follow a low-purine diet as well as taking this medication to keep the gout away! ...Read more

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What does ttc mean?

What does ttc mean?

Trying To Conceive: People use TTC to say they are trying to get pregnant and have a baby. (TTC stands for Trying To Conceive) ...Read more

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What does ccf mean?

What does ccf mean?

Heart failure?: This is an uncommon abbreviation for congestive cardiac failure, or more often congestive heart failure. This is its only medical use that i know. ...Read more

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What does serm mean?

What does serm mean?

Class of drug: Serms are used for a variety of conditions..Breast cancer prevention, osteoporosis and treatment of breast cancer.. They also have some side effects that are important to consider.....Best answer will come when more information given. ...Read more

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What do dreams mean?

What do dreams mean?

Different meanig to : Those on the physiology side see dreams as only nonsense that the brain creates from fragments of images and memory. For centuries, however, people have looked at their dreams as both omens and insights into their own psyches. Many think dreams are full of symbolic messages that may not be clear to us on the surface. ...Read more

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What is mpv 7.4 mean?

What is mpv 7.4 mean?

MPV: MPV = mean platelet volume. It's the average size of platelets in the blood. ...Read more

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What does stroke mean?

What does stroke mean?

Brain attack: 2 kinds of stroke: ischemic or hemorrhagic. Ischemic (either thrombotic or embolic) is like a clogged drain in your house. Hemorrhagic is like a burst pipe. In either case, you don't get water flowing where you need it. Same w/stroke - you lose blood flow to vital areas in your brain (are there non-vital areas?). Without blood flow, brain dies. So if you think you're having a stroke, call 911. ...Read more

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Hbe ag reactive means?

Hbe ag reactive means?

Hbe Ag: "e" antigen is present in patients positive for hbsag and is related to hbcag infections. ...Read more

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I mean fifth mettarcal?

I mean fifth mettarcal?

Metacarpal?: I believe that is the word u r asking about. The metacarpal bones are the bones of the hand between the wrist (or carpal bones) and the phalanges (or finger bones). The thumb is considered the first finger anatomically, so the fifth is the 'pinky' finger. The fifth metacarpal, therefore, is the bones between your wrist and fifth finger, or the inside of your palm (hand facing forward). ...Read more

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What do MS symtoms mean?

What do MS symtoms mean?

Acute vs chronic: New symptoms (acute) imply a new attack on the nervous system by the disease. These usually improve with time but the patient will often not fully recover. Chronic symptoms are due to structural damage that will not improve over time. ...Read more

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