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Glossary for Miescher syndrome (2)

  • Acanthosis nigricans: It is a brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin usually present in the posterior and lateral folds of the neck, the axilla, groin, umbilicus and other areas.
  • Coarse face: Coarse face is a face that has rough features.
  • Endocrine system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the endocrine systems, such as the related hormones or glands.
  • Failure To Thrive: Slow growth or inadequate weight gain of an infant or child.
  • Failure to thrive: Slow growth or inadequate weight gain of an infant or child.
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Hair conditions: Any disorder the affects the hair
  • Hairiness: Increasing or heavy head or body hair
  • Head Conditions: Conditions that affect the head
  • Miescher's syndrome: A rare familial syndrome characterized by various abnormalities including failure to thrive, retarded growth, diabetes, skin lesions and facial anomalies. The condition is essentially Miescher syndrome associated with diabetes mellitus.
  • Poor growth: Poor body growth or delayed physical development.
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin


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