syndrome, scalded skinmedical dictionary

See Scalded skin syndrome.

(12 Dec 1998)

syndrome, shprintzenmedical dictionary

Congenital malformation (birth defect) syndrome with cleft palate, heart defect, abnormal face, and learning problems.the condition is also called the velo-cardio-facial (vcf) syndrome. (the velum is the soft palate). Other less frequent features include short stature, small-than-normal head (microcephaly), mental retardation, minor ear anomalies, slender hands and digits, and inguinal hernia. The cause is usually a microdeletion in chromosome band 22q11.2, just as in Di George syndrome. Shprintzen and Di George syndromes are different clinical expressions of essentially the same chromosome defect. Syndrome, stein-leventhal: known descriptively as polycystic ovarian disease (pco), this syndrome is basically an hormonal problem that causes women to have a variety of symptoms including irregular or no periods, acne, obesity and excessive hair growth. Women with pco are at a higher risk for uterine cancer (endometrial cancer), diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. With proper treatment, risks can be minimised. The syndrome is named after the late american gynaecologists irving f. Stein, sr. And michael leo leventhal.

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syndrome, shulman'smedical dictionary

A disease which leads to inflammation and thickening of the skin and fascia. (the fascia is a lining tissue under the skin that covers a surface of underlying tissues.) when the fascia is inflamed, the condition is referred to as fasciitis. In eosinophilic fasciitis, the involved fascia is inflamed with the eosinophil white blood cells. There is progressive thickening, and often redness and warmth, and hardness of the skin surface.

(12 Dec 1998)

syndromes of paranasal sinusesmedical dictionary

<radiology> Gardner: osteomas, Kartagener: chronic infection, basal cell-nevoid, neurofibromatosis, Down (trisomy 21): hypoplastic frontal, sphenoid, with or without ethmoid, progeria: absent frontal sinuses; dwarf, immature, cleidocranial dysostosis: all sinuses absent/small

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