The following Conditions are related to Rapid

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  • Marcus gunn (jaw-winking) syndrome

    Marcus gunn (jaw-winking) syndrome is one of the congenital cranial dysinnervation disorders (CCDD) and those with this condition show varying degrees of blepharoptosis in the primary, resting position. It is connected to synkinetic movements of the upper eyelid that occur while the jaw is being masticated. 1. Congenital blepharoptosis is associated with Marcus Gunn jaw-winking syndrome (MGJWS). Dr. Robert Marcus  Read More

  • Monosomy 18p syndrome

    Monosomy 18p syndrome, a rare chromosomal abnormality, is characterized by the deletion of all or a portion of chromosome 18's short arm (p) (monosomic). Short stature, varying degrees of mental impairment, speech delays, deformities of the skull and facial (craniofacial) area, or/and other physical anomalies are typical characteristics of the condition. Risk factors for the monosomy 18p syndrome 1. M  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

  • Weaver syndrome

    Weaver Syndrome is characterized by rapid growth. Usually starting before birth (prenatal onset), physical growth and bone development (maturation) can occur more quickly than average. Other symptoms can include increased muscle tone (hypertonia) with exaggerated reflexes (spasticity), slow development of voluntary movements (psychomotor retardation), specific physical characteristics, and/or foot deformities. Babies with this syndrome have a  Read More