Hemophilia – Causes, Complications and Prevention.

Definition Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder in which a person lacks or has low levels of certain proteins called “clotting factors” and the blood doesn’t clot properly as a result. This leads to excessive bleeding. Bleeding disorders are due to defects in the blood vessels, the coagulation mechanism, or …

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Dercum’s Disease – Causes, Complications, and Diagnosis.

Description  Dercum’s disease is an extremely rare disorder characterized by multiple, painful growths consisting of fatty tissue (lipomas). These growths mainly occur on the trunk, the upper arms and upper legs and are found just below the skin (subcutaneously). Pain associated with Dercum’s disease can often be severe. Pain may …

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Noonan’s Syndrome – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Medications.

Definition Noonan’s syndrome is a genetic disorder that prevents normal development in various parts of the body. A person can be affected by Noonan syndrome in a wide variety of ways. These include unusual facial characteristics, short stature, heart defects, other physical problems and possible developmental delays. Noonan’s syndrome History …

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Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome – Complications and Prevention.

Definition Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome is a congenital overgrowth disorder usually present at birth. BWS is characterized by large body size, enlarged organs, macroglossia (enlarged tongue), midline abdominal wall defects (omphalocele/exomphalos, umblicial hernia, diastasis recti), neonatal hypoglycemia and greatly increased risk of childhood cancer, particularly liver and kidney tumors.   Beckwith …

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