Slang Carey-Fineman-Ziter Syndrome

Carey-Fineman-Ziter Syndrome

The Carey-Fineman-Ziter syndrome is a malformation syndrome, which is characterized by decreased muscle tone and is transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait. Since only 20 cases have been documented since the first description, the cause of the disease could not yet be determined. A causal therapy for the syndrome does not yet exist. What is Carey-Fineman-Ziter Syndrome? There is a group of congenital malformation syndromes that is predominantly characterized by…

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Slang Gasoline Poisoning

Slang Gasoline Poisoning

A gasoline poisoning is caused by the excessive intake of gasoline and can be acute or chronic. The most common symptoms are headache, dizziness, and intoxication. The therapy depends on the severity of the symptoms and includes the possibility of increased fluid intake and gastric lavage. What is gasoline poisoning? Gasoline poisoning occurs when the body takes in too much gasoline. It primarily affects the skin, the digestive tract and…

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Slang Autonomous Neuropathy

Autonomous Neuropathy

Autonomous neuropathy is damage to the nerves within the autonomic nervous system. The heart, blood, sweat production and digestion are particularly affected. As a by-product of other diseases, autonomic neuropathy must be cured with therapy for the disease causing it. What is autonomic neuropathy? According to DigoPaul, autonomic neuropathy is a nerve disorder that has undesirable effects on uncontrolled body functions, e.g. heart rate, blood pressure, perspiration and digestion. It…

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Slang ARM

ARM

According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, ARM is an architecture RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer = Computer with reduced instruction set) of 32 bits developed by ARM Holdings. It was called Advanced RISC Machine, and previously Acorn RISC Machine. The ARM architecture is the most widely used 32-bit instruction set in produced units. Originally conceived by Acorn Computers for use in personal computers, the first ARM-based products were the Acorn Archimedes, released in 1987. The relative…

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Slang AIHA

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

When autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a special form of anemia that is not innate, but acquired. In medical colloquial language, the disease is also referred to by the abbreviation AIHA. The disease is triggered by certain antibodies that are directed against the body’s own antigens. The antibodies mainly bind to the red blood cells (scientific name erythrocytes) and in some cases destroy these blood cells. This destruction process is also…

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Slang Arsenic Intoxication

Arsenic intoxication

AN Arsenintoxikation is a poisoning by the chemical element arsenic. Arsenic is a semi-metal and belongs to the trace elements. Poisoning is usually caused by trivalent soluble arsenic. What is arsenic intoxication? The acute arsenic intoxication is noticeable just a few hours after ingestion. There is severe gastrointestinal inflammation with vomiting , severe pain, nausea and severe watery diarrhea . Trivalent arsenic compounds are highly toxic because they disrupt transport processes…

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Slang Maple Syrup Disease

Maple syrup disease

The maple syrup urine disease is a rare autosomal recessive enzyme deficiency which leads to degradation interfere with some branched chain amino acids. With early diagnosis and therapy, the affected children show a largely normal development. What is maple syrup disease? Maple syrup disease is a rare, autosomal recessive inherited enzyme defect that leads to disorders in the breakdown of certain branched-chain amino acids. Maple syrup disease (also: leucinosis or…

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Slang 5-Alpha Reductase Type 2 Deficiency

Slang 5-Alpha Reductase Type 2 Deficiency

The 5-alpha-reductase type 2 deficiency is a congenital disorder of male sexual development due to the lack or reduced occurrence of the hormone dihydrotestosterone. Due to the disturbed development of the external sexual characteristics, the boys are mostly born as supposed girls. A clear development of the male sexual characteristics only takes place during puberty through a significantly increased testosterone level. What is 5-alpha reductase type 2 deficiency? The 5-alpha-reductase…

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