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  • Calcaneal valgus

    Calcaneus valgus is a neonatal disorder caused by the intrauterine position. It is usually one-sided. The forefoot is dorsiflexed and abducted, whereas the heel is valgus. The ankle has restricted motion. As a result of the foot position, an external tibial torsion may arise, as well as an externally rotated tibia in some circumstances. Although the real cause of calcaneovalgus foot is unknown, one suggestion is that it is cau  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

  • Child nevus

    A red birthmark known as a child nevus is named for its pigmentation. The cluster of blood vessels near the skin's surface is what gives the skin its red tint. Young toddlers and newborns are the most common demographic for these birthmarks. Child nevus does not usually manifest itself at birth. The mark can also develop in infants as young as a few weeks old. By the time a youngster reaches the age of 10, they us  Read More

  • Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all)

    The most common type of pediatric cancer is childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). It is a kind of blood and bone marrow cancer that spreads swiftly and can be lethal within a few months if left untreated.Treatment1. Children experiencing acute lymphoblastic leukemia might receive a variety of treatments (ALL). Some therapies are mainstream (already used), while others are being investigated in clinical stud  Read More

  • Childhood muscular dystrophy

    The signs and symptoms of childhood muscular dystrophy arise at an early age. Girls can have the gene and have modest symptoms, but boys are considerably more likely to have it. 1. Frequent falls 2. Having trouble maintaining a position such as getting up from a lying or sitting. 3. A waddling walk 4. Difficulty running and jumping 5. Enlarged calf muscles Once more, they might  Read More

  • Childhood obesity

    Childhood obesity can be managed by following certain therapies and weight-loss programs directed by pediatricians or therapists. 1. Therapy for childhood obesity is determined by your child's age and the presence of underlying medical issues. Treatment usually entails modifications in your child's food choices and amount of physical exercise. In some cases, treatment may entail drugs or weight-loss surgery. 2. Chi  Read More

  • Craniosynostosis-radial aplasia syndrome

    Also known as Baller-Gerold Syndrome, craniosynostosis-radial aplasia syndrome is an uncommon hereditary condition which manifests at birth (congenital). A distinctively misshapen skull, facial (craniofacial) region, and bones of the forearms and hands are typical characteristics of BGS. 1. Surgery is used to treat BGS in order to ease the pressure that the craniosynostosis has placed inside the skull. To do this,  Read More

  • Deafness-dwarfism-retinal atrophy

    Deafness-dwarfism-retinal atrophy or Cockayne syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by an abnormally small head size (microcephaly), a failure to gain weight and grow at the expected rate (failure to thrive) leading to very short stature, and delayed development. 1. The signs and symptoms of this condition are usually apparent from infancy, and they worsen over time. 2. Most affected individuals have an  Read More

  • Down syndrome

    Each person with Down syndrome is an individual — intellectual and developmental problems may be mild, moderate or severe. Some people are healthy while others have significant health problems such as serious heart defects. Children and adults with Down syndrome have distinct facial features. Though not all people with Down syndrome have the same features, some of the more common features include: Flattened face  Read More

  • Escobar syndrome

    Multiple pterygium syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder characterized by minor facial anomalies, short stature, vertebral defects, multiple joints in a fixed position (contractures) and webbing (pterygia) of the neck, inside bend of the elbows, back of the knees, armpits and fingers. Multiple pterygium syndrome usually follows autosomal recessive inheritance but can also follow autosomal dominant inheritance.  Read More

  • Faciodigitogenital syndrome

    Since there is currently no permanent treatment for Facio Digito Genital syndrome, care is offered to enhance quality of life. A specialized team of healthcare professionals is needed to give a synchronized treatment for the patient's distinctive anomalies and associated symptoms: 1. Therapy of strabismus is used for disorders where the eyes are positioned erratically, impairing vision. In order to restore normal v  Read More

  • Frontofacionasal dysostosis

    There's a partial cure available for frontofacionasal dysostosis. The treatment totally depends on the type of abnormality you're suffering from: 1. Bone malfunctions: Workout, vitamin and nutrient supplements, and drugs are used to treat established osteoporosis. Exercise and supplementation are frequently recommended to help prevent bone malfunctions. Other than that, at times surgeries are also recommended if t  Read More

  • Hutchinson-gilford progeria syndrome (hgps)

    Progeria, or Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS), is a rare, fatal, genetic condition of childhood with striking features resembling premature aging. Children with progeria usually have a normal appearance in early infancy. At approximately nine to 24 months of age, affected children begin to experience profound growth delays, resulting in short stature and low weight. They also develop a distinctive facial appearance characterized by  Read More

  • Lobar emphysema infantile

    Different types of lung-related issues, from having holes to unusual enlargement caused due to obstruction of airways, is Lobar Emphysema Infantile. Cure/medications: Depending upon the seriousness of symptoms, treatments and drugs are as follows: 1. Beta-Agonists: This is a long-term therapy suggested for patients suffering from asthmatic symptoms due to lung Lobar syndrome. Inhalers to  Read More

  • Male turner syndrome

    Noonan syndrome is a common genetic disorder that is typically evident at birth (congenital). The disorder is characterized by a wide spectrum of symptoms and physical features that vary greatly in range and severity. In many affected individuals, associated abnormalities include a distinctive facial appearance; a broad or webbed neck; a low posterior hairline; a typical chest deformity and short stature. Characteristic abnormalities of the he  Read More

  • Marinesco-sjogren syndrome-myopathy

    The unusual hereditary disorder known as Marinesco-Sjogren syndrome-myopathy affects a number of the body's organ systems. Among the more common signs of cerebellar ataxia include cataracts, delays in learning skills requiring the coordination of muscular and mental activity (psychomotor development), hypotonia, decreased muscle tone, and progressive muscle weakness. Many affected individuals exhibit additional physical proble  Read More

  • Microcephaly

    Microcephaly is a condition where the head (circumference) is smaller than normal. Microcephaly may be caused by genetic abnormalities or by drugs, alcohol, certain viruses, and toxins that are exposed to the fetus during pregnancy and damage the developing brain tissue. Signs and symptoms of microcephaly may include a smaller than normal head circumference that usually remains smaller than normal as the child grows, d  Read More

  • Milk allergy

    Milk allergy symptoms, which differ from person to person, occur a few minutes to a few hours after you or your child drinks milk or eats milk products. Immediate signs and symptoms of milk allergy might include: Hives Wheezing Itching or tingling feeling around the lips or mouth Swelling of the lips, tongue or throat Coughing or shortness of breath Vomiting  Read More

  • Mobius syndrome

    An uncommon neurological condition known as Moebius syndrome causes many cranial nerves, most frequently the 6th (abducens) and 7th (facial) nerves, to become weak or paralysed (palsy). Sometimes other cranial nerves are impacted. The condition exists from birth (congenital). The person with Moebius syndrome is unable to pout, pucker the lips, lift the eyebrows, or close their eyelids if the 7th nerve is affected. The eye cann  Read More

  • Moravcsik-marinesco-sjogren syndrome

    An autoimmune disorder called moravcsik-marinesco-sjogren syndrome makes your immune system malfunction and attack healthy cells instead of foreign bacteria or viruses. Your white blood cells target the glands in charge of producing moisture instead of protecting you from pathogens as they would normally do. When that occurs, they are unable to produce saliva or tears, which causes your mouth, eyes, and other body parts to dry  Read More

  • Morquio disease

    Morquio syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type IV; MPS IV) is a mucopolysaccharide storage disease that exists in two forms (Morquio syndromes A and B) and occurs because of a deficiency of the enzymes N-acetyl-galactosamine-6-sulfatase and beta-galactosidase, respectively. A deficiency of either enzyme leads to the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides in the body, abnormal skeletal development, and additional symptoms. In most cases, individuals  Read More

  • Nager acrofacial dysostosis syndrome

    Nager Acrofacial Dysostosis Syndrome is a rare genetically inherited disorder where the newborn shows signs of craniofacial malformations. It's mostly associated with irregularities of the thumb and forearms. In particular circumstances, underdevelopment of bones in the face and hands is visible, while poor development of the cheek and jaw area is seen. Weak movement in the elbow is Cures/medications for Nager Acro  Read More

  • Nasomaxillary hypoplasia

    Binder type maxillonasal dysplasia is a rare condition characterized by abnormal development (dysplasia) of the nasal and upper jaw (nasomaxillary) regions. Affected individuals typically have an unusually flat, underdeveloped midface (midfacial hypoplasia), with an abnormally short nose and flat nasal bridge; underdeveloped upper jaw; relatively protruding lower jaw (mandible); and/or a "reverse overbite" (class III malocclusion). In some rep  Read More

  • Ring 21 chromosome

    Short stature, delayed puberty in men, small heads, seizures, learning problems, underdeveloped sex organs, susceptibility to infections, and/or short hair are some signs and symptoms of Ring chromosome 21 that may be present.Some persons exhibit traits and symptoms resembling those of others with Down syndrome. Ring chromosome 21 can be randomly acquired (by chance) during the development of egg or sperm cells or  Read More

  • Roberts sc-phocomelia syndrome

    Phocomelia syndrome (PS) is a rare birth defect that causes severe birth defects, especially of the upper limbs. The bones of the arms, and in some cases other appendages, may be extremely shortened and even absent. The fingers of the hands may be fused. An extreme case results in the absence of the upper bones of both the arms and legs so that the hands and feet appear attached directly to the body. This is called tetraphocomelia.  Read More

  • Russell-silver dwarfism

    Russel-silver dwarfism, also known as Russel-silver syndrome, is a developmental disease. As the name suggests, a person born with the disease grows dwarf, with an average height in adulthood being 3 feet. The baby is born with macrocephaly and an underdeveloped body by size. Other clinical features include unusually prominent forehead (frontal bossing), progressive limb length discrepancy, growth failure, and feeding difficul  Read More

  • Smith-magenis chromosome region

    Smith-Magenis syndrome is characterized by particular facial features, developmental delays, mental retardation and behavioral abnormalities. The facial features include a broad square-shaped face, an abnormally short, broad head (brachycephaly); an abnormally broad, flat midface; a broad nasal bridge; an unusually prominent jaw (prognathism); eyebrows growing across the base of the nose (synophrys); a short full tipped nose and fl  Read More

  • Sms -- smith magenis syndrome

    Smith-Magenis syndrome is characterized by particular facial features, developmental delays, mental retardation and behavioral abnormalities. The facial features include a broad square-shaped face, an abnormally short, broad head (brachycephaly); an abnormally broad, flat midface; a broad nasal bridge; an unusually prominent jaw (prognathism); eyebrows growing across the base of the nose (synophrys); a short full tipped nose and fl  Read More

  • Stuttering

    A full evaluation by a speech-language pathologist is required before deciding on the appropriate treatment option. There are several ways approved to treat children and adults who stammer. Because everyone's challenges and requirements are different, a strategy — or combination of ways — that works for one person might not always work as well for another. Treatment may not completely cure stuttering, b  Read More

  • Tracheoesophageal fistula with or without esophageal atresia

    A congenital abnormality known as tracheoesophageal fistula with or without esophageal atresia (EA/TEF) causes the esophagus to narrow or stop. The majority of neonates with esophageal atresia also have a condition known as a tracheoesophageal fistula, which is an improper connection between the esophagus and the windpipe. Here are the symptoms: 1. Infants with tracheoesophageal fistula with or without  Read More

  • Williams-beuren syndrome

    Williams syndrome, also known as Williams-Beuren syndrome, is a rare genetic disorder characterized by growth delays before and after birth (prenatal and postnatal growth retardation), short stature, a varying degree of mental deficiency, and distinctive facial features that typically become more pronounced with age. Such characteristic facial features may include a round face, full cheeks, thick lips, a large mouth that is usually held open,  Read More