The following Conditions are related to Imp

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  • Aplasia cutis congenita

    Aplasia cutis congenita is a rare disorder that can cause significant skin loss at birth. Its diagnosis and treatment can be challenging, and there is currently no known cure. However, there are some effective treatments available that can help improve the appearance of the skin and minimize the risk of infection. There is no established cure or medication for aplasia cutis congenita. However, the condition is oft  Read More

  • Campomelic dysplasia

    Campomelic dysplasia is a severe disorder that affects the development of the skeleton and reproductive system. This condition is often life-threatening in the newborn period. The term "campomelic" comes from the Greek words for "bent limb." Affected individuals are typically born with bowing of the long bones in the legs, and they are occasionally born with bowing in the arms. Bowing can cause characteristic skin dimples to form over the curv  Read More

  • Froelich's syndrome

    Froehlich syndrome is an unique childhood metabolic condition characterised by obesity, developmental delay, and slowed genital organ development. Here are the risk factors for Froehlich syndrome: Froehlich syndrome is caused by an injury to the hypothalamus. The hypothalamic gland is an endocrine gland responsible for stimulating the pituitary gland and regulating appetite. The front chunk of the pituitary gland struggles to secrete the hormo  Read More

  • Group b strep infection

    Group B strep facts Group B strep are bacteria found normally in the intestine, vagina, and rectal area in about 25% of all healthy women. Group B strep infections can affect neonates and adults. Most pregnant women who are colonized by the bacteria have no symptoms. The infection can be spread to infants before or during delivery. Signs and symptoms in babies may include fever, breathing  Read More

  • Hartnup syndrome

    Hartnup disease is a rare metabolic disorder inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. It involves an inborn error of amino acid metabolism as well as niacin deficiency. Factors that may precipitate acute attacks of this disorder may include poor nutrition, exposure to sunlight, sulphonamide medications and/or psychological stress. Hartnup disease may be marked by skin problems, coordination impairment, vision problems, mild mental retardatio  Read More

  • Infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis

    Santavuori disease, a rare genetic disorder, belongs to a group of progressive degenerative neurometabolic diseases known as the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL). These disorders share certain similar symptoms and are distinguished in part by the age at which such symptoms appear. Santavuori disease is considered the infantile form of the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses. The NCLs are characterized by abnormal accumulation of certain fatty,  Read More

  • Kid syndrome

    Keratitis ichthyosis deafness (KID) syndrome is a rare, genetic, multi-system disorder. It is characterized by defects of the surface of the corneas (keratitis), red, rough thickened plaques of skin (erythrokeratoderma) and sensorineural deafness or severe hearing impairment. The skin on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet and the nails may be affected. KID syndrome belongs to a group of skin disorders marked by dry, scaly skin known  Read More

  • Rheumatic chorea

    Rheumatic chorea, also known as Sydenham chorea, is an autoimmune disorder. The immune system in the affected person misrecognized basal ganglia cells as hemolytic streptococci. The basal ganglia is a part of the brain that controls and coordinates body movements. Infection with group A and B hemolytic streptococcus strains triggers a hypersensitive humoral response mediated by antibodies against antigens on basal ganglia cell  Read More

  • Thrush and other yeast infections in children

    Thrush and other yeast infections in children can be treated with medicated suppositories and prevented at the earliest by following certain precautions. 1. Antifungal drugs: Thrush is easily treated with an antifungal medicine such as nystatin (Mycostatin®), fluconazole (Diflucan®), or itraconazole (Sporanox®). They are available as a syrup or a pill. The antibiotic nystatin is often prescribed for children  Read More