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Prader Willi Syndrome – Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Pictures

Prader Willi Syndrome – Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Pictures

Prader Willi syndrome is a rare congenital condition characterized by the presence of many mental, physical and behavioral anomalies. A unique trait of the syndrome is the occurrence of a perennial sense of hunger that typical commences after an affected...
Patau Syndrome

Patau Syndrome

Trisomy 13 or Patau Syndrome is a genetic abnormality in which a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 13. This condition, which rarely occurs, mimics Edwards Syndrome. However, individuals with an excess chromosome 13 often suffer from a severe...
Marfan Syndrome

Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is an inheritable disorder that causes abnormalities of the connective tissue. The main function of connective tissue is to hold the entire body together and give the necessary structure for development and growth. Marfan syndrome results...
Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

What is Dry Eye Syndrome ? Dry eye syndrome refers to a condition caused to diminished levels of moisture provided by the tears for the eyes. There are several reasons for the occurrence of dry eye syndrome, ranging from decreased amounts of tears to...
What is Dumping Syndrome ?

What is Dumping Syndrome ?

What is Dumping Syndrome ? Dumping syndrome refers to the development of a number of symptoms after one has undergone surgery to remove a part of or the entire stomach; the symptoms may also develop when one has undergone surgical bypass of the stomach...
Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic condition that leads to mental retardation for life, delays in development and other disabilities. The severity of Down syndrome tends to vary and hence the developmental difficulties can range from moderate to profound. Down...
Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

Delayed sleep phase syndrome is a condition that results in a delayed pattern of sleep, wherein the affected person sleeps later than two hours or more as compared to traditional, accepted standards of bedtime. Such delays in falling asleep lead to many...
Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome

Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome

Wha is Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome  ? It  is an uncommon vascular disease that is present from birth and which a limb may display port wine stains, excessive growth of soft tissue or bone and varicose veins. The affected limb may be longer, bigger and/or...
Klinefelter’s syndrome – Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment

Klinefelter’s syndrome – Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment

What is Klinefelter syndrome ? It is a congenital, genetic disorder caused due to the presence of an additional copy of the X chromosome in a boy. It is one of the most prevalent genetic disorders found in males Klinefelter syndrome severely affects the...
Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is a genetic overgrowth disorder usually present at birth and characterized by an increased risk of childhood cancer and certain congenital features. Five common features used to define Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome are macroglossia,...
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