ALBRIGHT - FIND RELATED DISEASES

SIGNS SYMPTOMS / ALBRIGHT - FIND RELATED DISEASES
Related diseases / syndromes to (Albright) including facts and information available:
ALBRIGHT HEREDITARY OSTEODYSTROPHY / DEFINITION
albright hereditary osteodystrophy, otherwise known as martin-albright syndrome is generally a form of osteodystrophy. this is considered to be a very rare genetic disorder characterized as the body's failure t respond & recognize parathyroid hormone. this hormone is involved in taking control of phosphate & calcium in the blood vessel....
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ALBRIGHT HEREDITARY OSTEODYSTROPHY / DIAGNOSIS
diagnosis for this medical disorder include abnormal gene testing, test to determine the level of serum calcium & serum phosphate & a ct scan & head mri to check any characteristic differences. patients may be asked to undergo urinary test in its response to the pth challenge....
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ALBRIGHT HEREDITARY OSTEODYSTROPHY / TREATMENT
the treatment for albright hereditary osteodystrophy include administering vitamin d & calcium in order to effectively maintain high calcium levels in the body without the assistance of pth....
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ALBRIGHT HEREDITARY OSTEODYSTROPHY / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
this disorder is characterized by the abnormal lack of renal responsiveness that would usually result to high serum phosphate & low serum calcium. other related symptoms include round face & abnormally short neck, short stature, subcutaneous calcification & short hand bones....
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ALBRIGHT HEREDITARY OSTEODYSTROPHY / CAUSES
parathyroid hormone that is produced in the parathyroid glands that effectively help in regulating phosphate & calcium levels in the blood. this is a hereditary disorder passed on by genes....
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ALBRIGHT'S SYNDROME / DEFINITION
in 1937, donovan james mccune & fuller albright explained albright's syndrome as an inherited condition distinguished by abnormalities in the skin pigmentation, bone ailments & endocrine complications. the diseases in the bone may result to the weakness of the bone & abnormalities in the legs, arms & skull. diseases in the endocrine may the reason for early puberty & elevated growth rate. patients are affected by several distinctiveness of the ailment to various degrees several individuals may have the condition & have no evident complications....
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ALBRIGHT'S SYNDROME / TREATMENT
1) bone treatments a) surgical bone grafting b) surgical bone pinning c) surgical bone casting 2) ovary surgery a) surgical ovary cyst removal b) ovary removal 3) estrogen inhibitors a) testolactone - artificial androgen with antineoplastic movement. prevents the development of estrogen from adrenal androstenedione & reducing endogenous estrogen levels because it inhibits steroid aromatase. b) fadrozole 4) thyroid-inhibiting medications a) propylthiouracil b) methimazole 5) pituitary-related treatments a) pituitary surgery b) somatostatin medications 6) treatments for phosphorus problems a) oral phosphates b) vitamin d...
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ALBRIGHT'S SYNDROME / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
it is supposed that when two of the three subsequent features are evident: (autonomous) endocrine hyperfunction such as precocious puberty fibrous dysplasia cafθ-au-lait spots...
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ALBRIGHT'S SYNDROME / TEST
lh blood test fsh blood test phosphate urine test ultrasonography x-ray - for bone disease...
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CAFE AU LAIT SPOTS / DEFINITION
cafe au lait spots are generally birthmarks that are characterized by some brown cutaneous macules which are usually evident at birth & may strongly suggest possibility of albright's syndrome or neurofibromatosis. the color of the birthmark may vary from dark to light brown with some irregular or smooth borders. sizes of the spot can also vary & may possibly enlarge as the child grows....
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GIGANTISM / CAUSES
gigantism is caused by a rare occurrence of a pituitary tumor, wherein a person produces extreme amounts of prepubertal growth hormones. other underlying medical conditions may also cause gigantism, such as mccune-albright syndrome (mas), carney complex, multiple endocrine neoplasia (men) type-1, or neurofibromatosis....
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MCCUNE-ALBRIGHT SYNDROME / DEFINITION
mccune-albright syndrome is also known as polyostotic fibrous dysplasia. it is a genetic condition with disorder of the bones, pigmentation of skin & premature puberty with hormonal problems....
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MCCUNE-ALBRIGHT SYNDROME / DIAGNOSIS
the existence of the syndrome is suspect when an individual reaches puberty prematurely, has fibrous dysplasia, or cafθ-au-lait spots. however, the syndrome may not show until the patient is near puberty or it may be diagnosed during infancy with evident bone disorder & increased secretions of endocrine from several glands....
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MCCUNE-ALBRIGHT SYNDROME / TREATMENT
in 2005, a teenager underwent an emergency procedure during which the doctors surgically removed an abnormal growth of bone from her face. the bone was was 16 ounds. it was followed by a series of operations that has improved the child's face to a more normal proportion....
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MCCUNE-ALBRIGHT SYNDROME / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
patients have bone fracture & deformed legs, arms & skin. they also have abnormal skin pigmentation & reaches puberty prematurely with rapid growth rate....
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MCCUNE-ALBRIGHT SYNDROME / CAUSES
the individual with the syndrome usually has a mutated gene in which he or she has more than one cell populations that have dissimilar genetic makeup....
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POLYOSTOTIC FIBROUS DYSPLASIA / DEFINITION
polyostotic fibrous dysplasia is also known as mccune-albright syndrome. it is a genetic condition with disorder of the bones, pigmentation of skin & premature puberty with hormonal problems....
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