Denys-Drash Syndrome: Introduction
Denys-Drash Syndrome: A condition which is characterized by gonadal dysgenesis, nephropathy and the occurrence of Wilm's tumour.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Denys-Drash Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Denys-Drash Syndrome
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symptoms of Denys-Drash Syndrome
Treatments for Denys-Drash Syndrome
- Treatment is mainly supportive with measures taken to alleviate symptoms of kidney dysfunction. Measures may include:
- Managing water-electrolyte balance
- Good nutrition
- Prompt treatment of any infections that develop
- Measures to manage kidney failure as it develops
- more treatments...»
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treatments for Denys-Drash Syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Denys-Drash Syndrome:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Denys-Drash Syndrome?
Denys-Drash Syndrome: Related Patient Stories
Denys-Drash Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Denys-Drash Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Denys-Drash Syndrome
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Denys-Drash Syndrome:
Denys-Drash Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Denys-Drash Syndrome
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of...read more »
Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes,
or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed ...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children,...read more »
Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical
condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be
misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder or...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »
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Denys-Drash Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Immune-Related Disease Specialists (Immunology):
- Urinary & Bladder Specialists (Urology):
- Kidney Health Specialists (Nephrology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Denys-Drash Syndrome
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Denys-Drash Syndrome: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Denys-Drash Syndrome
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Definitions of Denys-Drash Syndrome:
A rare syndrome characterized by UROGENITAL ABNORMALITIES, PSEUDOHERMAPHRODITISM, and Wilms tumor (NEPHROBLASTOMA).
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Denys-Drash Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Denys-Drash Syndrome, or a subtype of Denys-Drash Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Denys-Drash Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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