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Noonan Syndrome

Noonan syndrome is a disorder involving changes in genes that impair the normal development of the body parts. This disorder presents in different ways some of which include heart defects, short stature, unusual facial characteristics, and developmental delays. While the syndrome occurs due to genetic mutation and can be acquired from dominant inheritance whereby a […]

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Progeria – Facts, Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Life Expectancy

Progeria, also known as HGPS (Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome), is a very rare and fatal genetic condition. The name is derived from the Greek word ‘progeros’, which means to get age prematurely. Children who are born with this genetic defect start to grow old very fast. This means that a child may be a year old, […]

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Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis and Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Paraparesis is a neurological disorder, which causes weakness of muscles or partial paralysis of tissue especially those in lower limbs. There are different causes of this condition including hereditary and infection. Although there is no cure for the condition, its symptoms can be managed with use of different therapies such as physical therapy and medication […]

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