PDD


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PDD

abbr.
pervasive developmental disorder

Camurati-Engelmann disease

A rare autosomal dominant disorder (OMIM:131300) characterised by hyperostosis and sclerosis of the diaphyses of long bones, which usually presents in early childhood with pain, muscular weakness and waddling gait, variably accompanied by exophthalmos, facial paralysis, hearing loss and loss of vision.
 
Molecular pathology
Caued by defects of TGFB1, which encodes a transforming growth factor beta-type cytokine that up- and downregulates proliferation, differentiation, adhesion, migration, apoptosis and other functions.
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Emre and his coauthors studied memantine, which is approved in the United States for treatment of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease, because previous studies had suggested that the drug might yield similar benefits in Lewy body-related dementias such as PDD or DLB.
No statistically significant difference was found, for duration, between H and PD subjects, while there was difference between H and PDD and between PD and PDD.
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