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MODY diabetes encompasses heterogeneous group of monogenic forms of diabetes with low prevalence. It is not easily diagnosed because of the increase in obesity and family history of diabetes in the general population.
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Name: Medicina clinica
Renal agenesis occurs in pediatric population with the incidence 1:500- 2000 children. It is more often diagnosed in boys and on the left side of the body. Renal agenesis may be isolated or it may be ...
Isolated unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis is a rare diagnosis. Poor blood flow to the lung parenchyma renders the tissue susceptible to opportunistic infections. We present the unusual case of iso...
In patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) coexisting abnormalities of the urinary tract are considered rare. Only a few patients with ADPKD and congenital abnormalities of ...
Unilateral lung agenesis is a relatively rare congenital anomaly with a reported incidence of 1 in 15 000 births. It is frequently associated with other congenital malformations. Some of the sequela...
Unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis (UPAA) is a rare malformation that can present as an isolated anomaly or may be associated with certain congenital cardiac anomalies, such as tetralogy of Fallot, ...
This study offers eligible pregnant patients with a fetal diagnosis of congenital bilateral renal agenesis (CoBRA) serial amnioinfusions with normal saline. All eligible patients will be o...
The purpose of this study is to assess the neurological development at three years of age of children born after prenatal diagnosis of "isolated" agenesis of the corpus callosum.
Reduction in vitamin D levels has been reported in subjects with recent onset type 1 diabetes. Several studies suggest that vitamin D supplementation in early childhood decreases the risk ...
Agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) is one of the most frequent cerebral malformations and is now diagnosed prenatally in most cases. Prenatal counseling is then challenging because of u...
New onset diabetes after renal transplantation (NODAT) is a common and severe complication negatively influencing graft and patient survival. Cyclosporine (CsA) and Tacrolimus are the basi...
A subgroup of PARAPSORIASIS itself divided into acute and chronic forms. The acute form is characterized by the abrupt onset of a generalized, reddish-brown, maculopapular eruption. Lesions may be vesicular, hemorrhagic, crusted, or necrotic. Histologically the disease is characterized by epidermal necrolysis. The chronic form shows milder skin changes with necrosis.
A syndrome characterized by the acute onset of unilateral FACIAL PARALYSIS which progresses over a 2-5 day period. Weakness of the orbicularis oculi muscle and resulting incomplete eye closure may be associated with corneal injury. Pain behind the ear often precedes the onset of paralysis. This condition may be associated with HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN infection of the facial nerve. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1376)
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
An idiopathic vascular disorder characterized by bilateral Raynaud phenomenon, the abrupt onset of digital paleness or CYANOSIS in response to cold exposure or stress.
A hepatocyte nuclear factor that is closely related to HEPATOCYTE NUCLEAR FACTOR 1-ALPHA but is only weakly expressed in the LIVER. Mutations in hepatocyte nuclear factor 1-beta are associated with renal CYSTS and MATURITY-ONSET DIABETES MELLITUS type 5.
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. The two main types of diabetes are: type 1 diabetes type 2 diabetes In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 2.9 million people. There are a...