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- Brain tumor - polyposis syndrome
Brain tumor-polyposis syndrome is characterized by the formation of multiple polyps in the colon along with the primary brain tumor. It is a rare disorder that causes small growths (polyps) in the gastrointestinal tract and brain tumors. Though the exact cause of this syndrome is not known, in most cases it is seen to be caused by a gene mutation. Genes are made of DNA and sometimes the gene changes due to issues with the DNA Read More
- Hirschsprung's disease
Signs and symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease vary with the severity of the condition. Usually signs and symptoms appear shortly after birth, but sometimes they're not apparent until later in life.
Typically, the most obvious sign is a newborn's failure to have a bowel movement within 48 hours after birth.
Other signs and symptoms in newborns may include:
Vomiting, including vomiting a gree Read More
- Kohlmeier-degos disease
Small and medium-sized arteries in people with kohlmeier-degos disease develop blockages (occlusive arteriopathy), which reduces the amount of blood that can reach the affected areas. Typical skin lesions associated with Degos disease can develop and last anywhere from a few weeks to several years. Some people will only experience the skin-specific symptoms of Degos illness (benign cutaneous Degos disease), whereas other peopl Read More
- Low potassium (hypokalemia)
If your problem is temporary, or you’re only slightly hypokalemic, you might not feel any symptoms. Once your potassium levels fall below a certain level, you might experience:
Muscle cramps or twitching
Arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythms)
Hypokalemia can affect your kidneys. You may have to go to the bathroom more often. You may also fee Read More