connective tissue disorders

connective tissue disorders 

Inherited conditions resulting from mutations that adversely affect the structure of connective tissues, such as the cornea, sclera, tendons and ligaments. Examples: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan's syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Sjögren's syndrome, Stickler's syndrome.
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The company's new patent, which has been assigned the Number 9,511,126, is titled "Proteolytic Extract from Bromelain for the Treatment of Connective Tissue Disorders.
Prevalence of common comorbidities in study subjects No GERD at GERD at GERD time 1 time 2 Nocturnal awakening 28% 46% 40% Insomnia disorder 13% 27% 21% Obstructive sleep apnea 3% 15% 5% Restless legs syndrome 3% 7% 6% Hypertension 25% 42% 45% Hypercholesterolemia 16% 29% 31% Musculoskeletal and 14% 30% 25% connective tissue disorders Major depressive disorder 4% 19% 5% Note: 12,218 individuals were interviewed at time 1, of whom 10,830 were interviewed again 3 years later (time 2).
For convenience of evaluation, we divided all the skin disorders in six groups namely; inflammatory disorders,granulomatous disorders, vesicobullous disorders, connective tissue disorders, skin tumors and miscellaneous group.
IMI-JU-08-2012-03 - Developing An Aetiology-Based Taxonomy Of Human Disease - Approaches to Develop a New Classification for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Related Connective Tissue Disorders and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Risk factors such as chronic hypertension, DM, GDM, renal disease and connective tissue disorders were identified.
People with connective tissue disorders or an abnormal aortic valve receive surgery at 5 cm.
18-20) Connective tissue disorders can affect any body structure resulting in a wide range of characteristic abnormalities.
From this study, we come to the conclusion that in case of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis particularly involving cavernous sinus without any infective etiology it is prudent to screen the patient for both connective tissue disorders and prothrombotic states, as the later may occur without the presence of former.
Mayo Clinic cited diagnosing a Marfan syndrome can be quite challenging due to the similarity in signs and symptoms in many connective tissue disorders.
As a result, kollaGen II-xs may be a viable treatment option for the management of joint and connective tissue disorders.
It is most frequently caused by impact trauma such as a blow to the face, a disorder caused by compression of the nose during childbirth, or by genetic connective tissue disorders.
It is most frequently caused by the impact trauma such as a blow to the face, a disorder caused by compression of the nose during childbirth, or by genetic connective tissue disorders.

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