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59 Possible Causes for Airway Obstruction, Hearing Problem, Thick Facial Skin

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    Patients with MPS II typically exhibit systemic manifestations including a short stature, a specific facial appearance, dysostosis multiplex, a thick skin, inguinal hernia[] Hearing problems. Swollen and stiff joints. Abdominal hernias. Hepatosplenomegaly.[] Oropharyngeal and tracheobronchial deposition of glycosaminoglycans results in airway obstruction due to macroglossia, supraglottic narrowing, and tracheomalacia.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

    Physical Examination Appearance Short stature with disproportionately short trunk ( dwarfism ) Skin Thickened skin Excessive body hair growth HEENT Coarse or rough facial[] By the age of three growth usually slows down significantly and intellectual and hearing problems become apparent.[] Progressive upper airway disease leads to obstructive sleep apnoea.[]

  • Achondroplasia

    This rare condition causes premature joining of the bones of the skull (craniosynostosis), leading to a misshapen head and distinctive facial features, and a skin abnormality[] Chronic otitis media can lead to hearing problems. Dental crowding is common. Thoracolumbar kyphosis is very common in infancy.[] She had classical symptoms and signs of upper airway obstruction, which is often seen in patients with achondroplasia.[]

  • Microtia

    problems.[] The Surgery: Skin Graft A very thin skin graft is generally harvested from the thigh or lower abdomen. This graft is ten 1,000’s of an inch in thickness.[] Phone: 617-636-2820 Fax #: 617-636-1479 Pediatric ENT, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies, neonatal mandibular distraction osteogenesis for airway obstruction[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 3

    Prominent foreheads, large head circumferences, Coarse thick hair, bushy eyebrows, Thick skin, Full lips, Low thick ears, Low nasal bridge, Full round bellies.[] Some children have seizures others have visual and hearing problems.[] Patients with MPS 7 may have abnormal coarsened facial features, enlargement of the liver and spleen, airway obstruction, lung disease, cardiovascular complications, joint[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1H

    By the age of three growth usually slows down significantly and intellectual and hearing problems become apparent.[] […] hairy skin all over the body, a tuft of hair in the parietal region, coarse facial features and a prominent forehead with a large tongue, hepatosplenomegaly and skeletal[] Within 24 months, his mean pulmonary artery pressure was within the upper limit of normal and interstitial lung disease and airway obstruction improved markedly.[]

  • Smoke Inhalation Injury

    As many as 19 percent of patients may demonstrate cognitive problems as late as six years post- exposure.[] : 2% TBSA superficial partial-thickness burn to left upper extremity, superficial burn to upper chest, superficial facial burns anteriorly with sloughing of skin as well[] There are several clinical entities: upper airway obstruction, bronchospasm, consolidation, pulmonary edema, ARDS, and late pneumonia.[]

  • Lingular Tonsillitis

    Hearing problems can include hearing loss and ringing in your ears (tinnitus).[] […] appearance and macroglossia (the tongue protrudes from the mouth), thick skin, delayed dental eruption and the dysplasia of the dental enamel.[] Airway obstruction warrants its removal [ 8 ].[]

  • Crouzon Syndrome-Acanthosis Nigricans Syndrome

    The skin abnormalities seen in this condition are thick, dark and velvety areas (acanthosis nigricans) that occur in skin creases, such as the underarms and neck.[] Vision problems, hearing problems, difficulty breathing and dental issues are also common. What are Crouzon syndrome care options?[] The lifespan for individuals with Crouzon syndrome is generally normal, but mortality can occur due to airway obstruction, acute respiratory distress, or increased intracranial[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Prognathism

    There are also recurring eye and hearing problems, as in other craniofacial syndromes, due to delayed closure of the cranial sutures (Iieri et al.; Almeida et al.).[] Nasolacrimal duct obstruction Atypical scarring of skin Auricular pit Microdontia of primary teeth Agenesis of cerebellar vermis Bifid nasal tip White forelock Premature skin[] Mortality/Morbidity: Upper airway obstruction can lead to acute respiratory distress. Increased intracranial pressure and optic atrophy may occur.[]

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