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Fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis To evaluate a fever, your care provider may: Ask questions about your symptoms and medical history Perform a physical exam Take nasal or throat samples to test for respiratory infections Order tests, such as blood tests or a chest X-ray, as needed, based on your medical history and physical exam Because a fever can indicate a serious illness in a young infant, especially two months of...

Craniosynostosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Craniosynostosis requires evaluation by specialists, such as a pediatric neurosurgeon or a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Diagnosis of craniosynostosis may include: Physical exam. Your health care provider feels your baby's head for features such as suture ridges and looks for facial differences such as unbalanced features. Imaging studies. A computerized tomography...

Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Brugada syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Brugada syndrome usually is diagnosed in adults and, sometimes, in adolescents. It's rarely diagnosed in young children because the symptoms are often unnoticed. To diagnose Brugada syndrome, a health care provider will perform a physical exam and listen to the heart with a stethoscope. Tests are done to check the heartbeat and diagnose or confirm Brugada syndrome. Electrocardiogram (...

Marfan syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Marfan syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Marfan syndrome: The importance of diagnosis and treatment Your Mayo Clinic care team The Marfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aorta Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota offers an experienced, integrated team of specialists that provide care for people of all ages with Marfan syndrome. There is a care team for children and another for adults. Experienced staff...

Brugada syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Overview Brugada (brew-GAH-dah) syndrome is a rare but potentially life-threatening heart rhythm condition (arrhythmia) that is sometimes inherited. People with Brugada syndrome have an increased risk of irregular heart rhythms beginning in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles). Treatment of Brugada syndrome includes preventive measures such as reducing fever and avoiding medications tha...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/marfan-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20350782

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Thoracic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - ic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic By Mayo Clinic Staff Print Your Mayo Clinic care team A team at Mayo Clinic A team of health care providers work together at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular surgeons), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), chest surgery (thoracic surgeons), heart ...

Marfan syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Marfan syndrome can be challenging for doctors to diagnose because many connective tissue disorders have similar signs and symptoms. Even among members of the same family, the signs and symptoms of Marfan syndrome vary widely — both in their features and in their severity. Certain combinations of symptoms and family history must be present to confirm a diagnosis of Marfan syndrome. In...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A team at Mayo Clinic A team of health care providers work together at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular surgeons), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), chest surgery (thoracic surgeons), heart and blood vessel cond...

Rett syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing Rett syndrome involves careful observation of your child's growth and development and answering questions about medical and family history. The diagnosis is usually considered when slowing of head growth is noticed or loss of skills or developmental milestones occurs. For a diagnosis of Rett syndrome, other conditions with similar symptoms must be ruled out. Evaluating othe...

Rett syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 3rd, 2022 - Overview Rett syndrome is a rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the way the brain develops. This disorder causes a progressive loss of motor skills and language. Rett syndrome primarily affects females. Most babies with Rett syndrome seem to develop as expected for the first six months of life. These babies then lose skills they previously had — such as the ability...

Sick sinus syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Electrocardiogram Open pop-up dialog box Close Electrocardiogram Electrocardiogram An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) records the electrical signal from the heart to check for different heart conditions. Electrodes are placed on the chest to record the heart's electrical signals, which cause the heart to beat. The signals are shown as waves on an attached computer monitor or printer. H...

Atrial tachycardia - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Atrial tachycardia Atrial tachycardia is a fast heartbeat (arrhythmia). It's a type of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). During an atrial tachycardia episode, the heart rate increases to more than 100 beats a minute before returning to a typical heart rate of around 60 to 80 beats a minute. An episode may start gradually or it may start abruptly. Atrial tachycardia can cause a feeling of a po...

WPW syndrome: Rare cause of sudden cardiac death in children - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's WPW syndrome team includes doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), heart rhythm disorders (electrophysiologists) and other areas who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Specialists in the Heart Rhythm Clinic and Electrophysiology L...

Anterior vaginal prolapse (cystocele) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of anterior prolapse may involve: A pelvic exam. You may be examined while lying down and possibly while standing up. During the exam, your provider looks for a tissue bulge into your vagina that indicates pelvic organ prolapse. You'll likely be asked to bear down as if during a bowel movement to see how much that affects the degree of prolapse. To check the strength of your...

Stevens-Johnson syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose Stevens-Johnson syndrome include: A review of your medical history and a physical exam. Health care providers often can identify Stevens-Johnson syndrome based on your medical history, including a review of your current and recently stopped medications, and a physical exam. Skin biopsy. To confirm the diagnosis, and rule out other possible causes,...

WPW syndrome: Rare cause of sudden cardiac death in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Overview Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome Open pop-up dialog box Close Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome In Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, an extra electrical pathway between your heart's upper chambers and lower chambers causes a rapid heartbeat. In Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, an extra signaling pathway between the heart's upper and ...

WPW syndrome: Rare cause of sudden cardiac death in children - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have a fast heartbeat, your health care provider will likely recommend tests to check for WPW syndrome, such as: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test measures the electrical activity of the heart. Sticky patches (electrodes) are placed on the chest and sometimes the arms and legs. Wires connect the electrodes to a computer, which displays the test result...