Velocardiofacial Syndrome Pictures

What is Velocardiofacial Syndrome ? A defect in the chromosome 22 that leads to a portion of chromosome 22 being chipped off or deleted results in the genetic disorder called velocardiofacial syndrome. Delayed or weak development of the different systems…

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Pictures

What is Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome ? Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a genetic disorder that leads to the formation of gastrointestinal polyps and hyper pigmented macules on the lips and on the mucus in the mouth. It is often inherited and is passed…

Potters Syndrome Pictures

What is Potter’s Syndrome? When the neonate or the fetus is subjected to oligohydramnios and compression while in the uterus, then it results in the formation of atypical features in the neonate and the condition is called potter’s syndrome. Oligohydramnios…

Digeorge Syndrome Pictures

What is DiGeorge Syndrome ? DiGeorge syndrome is a genetic disorder that results from a defect in chromosome 22. Individuals with DiGeorge syndrome have a part of chromosome 22 deleted. DiGeorge syndrome results in delayed or impaired development of several…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pictures

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ? The bones in the wrist are surrounded by several tissues. The median nerve passes through this tight band between the bones and the tissues in the wrist. This area in the wrist where the…

Sotos Syndrome Pictures

What is Sotos Syndrome ? Sotos syndrome is a genetic disorder that is rare and is characterized by excessive physical growth before birth and after it. It is often referred to as ‘cerebral gigantism’. Sotos syndrome is easily visible in…

Cushing’s Syndrome Pictures

What is Cushing’s Syndrome ? When the tissues of the body are subjected to extreme levels of the hormone cortisol over a prolonged period of time, then it results in a hormonal disorder called Cushing’s syndrome. It is a rare…

Marfan Syndrome Pictures

What is Marfan Syndrome ? Marfan syndrome is a disorder of the connective tissue. The main function of the connective tissue is that it holds the body together and thus aids in the development growth of the body. Marfan syndrome…

Hurler Syndrome Pictures

What is Hurler Syndrome ? The enzyme alpha-L-iduronidase performs the vital function of breaking down the sugar molecules called mucopolysaccharides. When there is deficiency of the enzyme, it results in a rare and inherited disorder of metabolism called Hurler syndrome….

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Pictures

What is Polycystic ovarian syndrome ? Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder that affects women who are of reproductive age and is a common disorder. Most of the women, if not all, with polycystic ovarian syndrome have small cysts…

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