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Related to hypertrophic: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic osteodystrophy


Relating to or characterized by hypertrophy.


Etymology: Gk, hyper, excess, trophe, nourishment
pertaining to an increase in size, structure, or function.


Relating to or characterized by hypertrophy.


Mentioned in: Heart Failure


characterized by a state of hypertrophy.

hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy
see hypertrophic osteopathy.
hypertrophic scar
a protruding scar resembling a fibroma or collagen nevus.

Patient discussion about hypertrophic

Q. I have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and an ICD. Is it possible to get breast implants with an ICD? I have no further symptoms: I workout and run 6 days a week, in good shape and only 27 years old.

A. Some medical equipment can damage your ICD If you are visiting your doctor , tell him or her that you have an ICD BEFORE they do any testing or treatment.i'm pretty sure they'll find a creative way to do the implant.any way- before doing any procedure- ask the cardiologist that handles you about it.

Q. When should the tonsils and/or adenoids should be removed?

A. Currently the tonsillectomy is recommended in the presence of 6 episodes of throat infection (Group A strep pharyngitis) in one year or 3-4 episodes in each of 2years. Adenoidectomy may be recommended when tympanostomy tube surgery (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tympanostomy_tube) failed to prevent ear infection.

Another thing to consider is the presence of oral breathing - the constant use of the mouth for breathing in small children may lead to malformation of the facial bones that would necessitate more extensive surgeries later in life.

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Hemolytic anemia in a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Differential effects on mature or hypertrophic adipocytes were assayed by adding LC or VB for 48 h, in pre-designed concentrations to the media.
The clinical spectrum of pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy) Medicine (Baltimore) 1991;70:208-14.
Data from more than 900 patients showed high success rates with laser treatment: about 70 percent for both hypertrophic scarring and keloids.
A second autopsy concluded that Foe's death was heart-related as it discovered evidence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Primary interface dermatitides in this group include hypertrophic lichen planus (HLP) and lichenoid drug eruptions (LDEs).
Although it had previously been speculated that calcium processing may involved in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, this is the first time the calcium's role has been demonstrated conclusively in human cells.
Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: consensus on its definition, classification, assessment and diagnostic criteria.
Cardiac arrest, most commonly attributable to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or atherosclerotic coronary disease, occurs primarily among male marathon participants; the incidence rate in this group increased during the past decade.
hears about another young athlete who suddenly collapsed and died, and the autopsy reveals hypertrophic cardio myopathy, he has two thoughts: One, if only the youngster had known; and, two, that could have happened to me.
Surgical scar excision and primary or local flap closure remain the standards for treating hypertrophic scarring.