Pierre Robin Syndrome pictures

What is Pierre Robin syndrome? It is a name given to a birth defect that appears together such as micrognathia (small lower jaw), glossoptosis (the tongue balls up at the back of the mouth and falls back towards the throat),…

Blue Toe Syndrome Pictures

What is blue toe syndrome? It is a condition caused by a blockage of the small blood vessels in the foot, which alters the flow of oxygen and blood to the tissues causing the toes to turn blue. Blue toe…

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Pictures

Drinking alcoholic beverage during pregnancy can cause harm to the baby inside the womb. Developmental disabilities and birth defects. Fetal alcoholic syndrome (FAS) causes problems in vision, hearing, attention span, memory, and cognition. Any amount of alcohol intake during pregnancy…

Down syndrome pictures

What is Down Syndrome? It is a chromosomal condition characterized by distinct facial appearance, intellectual disability, and weak muscle tone. People with Down syndrome have intellectual disability that is mild to moderate in nature. People with Down syndrome may have…

Sjogren’s Syndrome Pictures

What is Sjogren’s syndrome? It is a disorder of the immune system characterized by dry eyes and mouth leading to a decreased tears and saliva. It affects people of any age but is more prevalent in people over 40 years…

Raynaud’s Syndrome Pictures

What is Raynaud’s syndrome? It is a condition wherein some areas of the body get numb and cold. It usually affects the fingers and toes and it usually happens when a person is exposed to stress and/or cold temperature. (1,…

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…

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