• Diagnosis
  • Symptoms of NF1 usually begin during childhood, and a definite diagnosis can often be made by four years of age or younger, depending on the circumstance. (rarediseases.org)
  • So firm was this diagnosis that NF came to be called "Elephant Man's disease. (drgreene.com)
  • Diagnosis of Proteus syndrome has some difficulty because of the similarity of symptoms with hamartomatous disorders and other tissues abnormalities. (medigoo.com)
  • However, early diagnosis is very important, because early revealing of the disease increases the chances of a comfortable future life. (medigoo.com)
  • A National Institutes of Health supported study has found that some of the children who are diagnosed with autism early in their childhood manage to lose the symptoms that supported the diagnosis as they grow older. (medindia.net)
  • The research team made the finding by carefully documenting a prior diagnosis of autism in a small group of school-age children and young adults with no current symptoms of the disorder. (medindia.net)
  • Diagnosis is by the presence of a disease indicative of a defect in cell-mediated immunity (e.g., life-threatening opportunistic infection) in the absence of any known causes of underlying immunodeficiency or of any other host defense defects reported to be associated with that disease (e.g., iatrogenic immunosuppression). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Fatigue
  • Fatigue is a very common symptom, most likely because of the intense muscle work that has to be put into standing or sitting properly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main symptoms are usually sugar, carbohydrate and bread craving, gas and bloating (less so or absent if bacterial as opposed to yeast or fungal or if patient is following a healthy diet), stomach distension and pain (sometimes severe), and a number of frustrating long-lasting problems, especially fatigue, sore muscles and "brain fog. (chrysalisnaturalmedicine.com)
  • pulmonary
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) fulminant pulmonary interstitial and alveolar edema, which usually develops within a few days after the initiating trauma, thought to result from alveolar injury that has led to increased capillary permeability. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Huntington's Disease
  • The total number of people affected by this condition is more than 2 million worldwide, which according to the Children's Tumor Foundation, makes it more common than cystic fibrosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and Huntington's Disease, combined. (hubpages.com)
  • spine
  • Scheuermann's kyphosis is considered a form of juvenile osteochondrosis of the spine, and is more commonly called Scheuermann's disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • Other pathogenic aerobic gram-negative bacilli include Proteus species and Klebsiella pneumoniae . (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • Unusually virulent gram-negative aerobic bacilli such as Enterobacter , Serratia or Pseudomonas species are uncommon pathogens except in immunosuppressed patients or women who are chronically instrumented (e.g. a patient with bladder dysfunction due to neurological injury. (cancertherapyadvisor.com)
  • Some of these diseases are unique to dogs or closely related species, while others are found in other animals, including humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coccidioidomycosis* is a fungal disease caused by Coccidioides immitis or Coccidioides posadasii that affects a variety of species, including dogs. (wikipedia.org)
  • condition
  • Keratinocytic nevi are frequent in this condition, occurring as velvety overgrowths of the skin, being found in at least half the people affected with Proteus syndrome. (news-medical.net)
  • For those who eventually encounter someone with the disease, and I'm pretty certain you will, I hope to dispel some myths about this condition. (hubpages.com)
  • There will be some pictures that will show you some images of NF patients, however I think it is important to stress that this condition has symptoms that are more than physical. (hubpages.com)
  • In my experience, untreated dysbiosis can be a causative factor that needs to be treated and eliminated first in a multiplicity of difficult disease conditions in order to achieve good results with the primary condition. (chrysalisnaturalmedicine.com)
  • Viral
  • Rabies (hydrophobia) is a fatal viral disease that can affect any mammal, although the close relationship of dogs with humans makes canine rabies a zoonotic concern. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Proteus syndrome is diagnosed on the basis of strict guidelines which include the medical history, the symptoms present, a complete physical examination, and laboratory testing. (news-medical.net)
  • Symptoms associated with scoliosis can include: Pain in back, shoulders, and neck and buttock pain nearest bottom of the back Respiratory and/or cardiac problems in severe cases Constipation due to curvature causing "tightening" of stomach, intestines, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms include liver and kidney failure and vasculitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • lung
  • As of 2007 the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and the American Thoracic Society recommended levofloxacin and other respiratory fluoroquinolines as first line treatment for community acquired pneumonia when co-morbidities such as heart, lung, or liver disease are present or when in-patient treatment is required. (wikipedia.org)
  • affects
  • Blastomycosis* is a fungal disease caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis that affects both dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Histoplasmosis* is a fungal disease caused by Histoplasma capsulatum that affects both dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The disease in dogs usually affects the lungs and small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sporotrichosis is a fungal disease caused by Sporothrix schenckii that affects both dogs and humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome , acquired immunodeficiency syndrome an epidemic, transmissible retroviral disease caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, manifested in severe cases as profound depression of cell-mediated immunity, and affecting certain recognized risk groups. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • typically
  • The symptoms typically begin in early infancy and are progressive, often into general cognitive and/or functional disability. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Most of the neurological symptoms are unresponsive to treatment options like steroid therapy. (ygoy.com)
  • In this study, we investigate the physiological and neurological outcomes in a rat model of combined traumatic brain injury and hypovolemic shock, submitted to treatment with varying amounts of fresh blood. (jove.com)
  • gene
  • It means that those who suffer from proteus syndrome have some cells with a normal copy of AKT1 gene and other cells with the abnormal gene. (medigoo.com)
  • Often
  • Often, a child's course of disease follows that of his or her parents. (drgreene.com)
  • The appropriate diagnostic workup as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic steps during the course of the disease are important often requiring individually tailored approaches. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Some of the organisms in question become more active at night, in which case sleep is disturbed and often the symptoms are much worse upon awakening (stiff, sore, foggy). (chrysalisnaturalmedicine.com)
  • This wide array of symptoms becomes an impediment to identifying and correcting the problem, and explains why it is so often missed by doctors. (chrysalisnaturalmedicine.com)
  • Patients
  • Some patients have a recognizable alteration of the facial outline - including down-slanting eyes, a low nasal bridge, a gaping mouth, and a long face - which is a marker for neurological involvement. (news-medical.net)
  • The syndrome was first recognised by Saap and colleagues who recognised the spectrum of symptoms from a set of seven patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most patients who undergo surgery to correct their kyphosis have Scheuermann's disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients with NF-2 do not necessarily have the same characteristic skin symptoms that appear in NF-1. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Thromboembolic tendency (TE) in IBD (Inflammatory bowel disease) patients. (readbyqxmd.com)