Possible Causes for Labial Hypertrophy in USA

  • Generalized Lipodystrophy
    Labial Hypertrophy
  • Familial Partial Lipodystrophy
    Labial Hypertrophy

    Familial partial lipodystrophy is a rare genetic disorder in which progressive loss of subcutaneous fat starts around puberty. Depending on the subtype, loss of fat in the extremities and trunk, with the accumulation of adipose tissue in the head and neck region may be seen. Laboratory tests and imaging studies…[1]

  • Pharyngitis
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy

    Pharyngitis is defined as an infection or inflammation of the pharynx which is common in children. Symptoms usually vary depending on whether it is a viral or bacterial infection. They may also vary from mild to severe. In case of viral pharyngitis, the symptoms include the following: Sore throat Redness of eye Cough…[2]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy

    Infectious mononucleosis is a common viral infection known to cause pharyngitis and fever. It is primarily an infection of teenagers and young adults caused by the Epstein Barr virus. The majority of patients with infectious mononucleosis have mild symptoms. However a few will complain of the following features: Once…[3]

  • Adenoid Hypertrophy
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy

    Adenoid hypertrophy is a common childhood condition with unclear etiology and potentially severe consequences. The disease consists of increased adenoid tonsils and represents one of the most frequent surgical indications in this age period. The disease affects males and females to the same extent and is rarely…[4]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy Adenoid Hypertrophy

    Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS 2), also known as Hunter syndrome, is a rare X-linked recessive disorder caused by deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme iduronate sulfatase. Mucopolysaccharidosis 2 presents with a progressive multisystem involvement due to glycosaminoglycan accumulation in virtually all tissues and…[5]

  • Chronic Tonsillitis
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy Adenoid Hypertrophy

    Chronic tonsillitis is defined as more than five attacks of typical throat infection related symptoms per year accompanied by hypertrophy of the tonsils, most frequently caused by bacterial pathogens. The diagnosis can be made by physical examination and microbiological studies. The condition associated with the…[6]

  • Allergic Rhinitis
    Adenoid Hypertrophy

    Allergic rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal membranes that presents with any of nasal congestion, itching, sneezing and rhinorrhea or a combination of any or all of them. Symptoms associated with this condition include pruritus of the nose or palate, rhinorrhea, sneezing, postnasal drip, nasal congestion, anosmia,…[7]

  • Atopy
    Adenoid Hypertrophy

    Atopy or atopic syndrome refers to the genetic predisposition to develop hypersensitivity reactions to allergens. Atopy is characterized by allergic rhinitis, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. Allergic shiners or dark circles under the eyes and nasal crease across the lower half of the bridge are very common features…[8]

  • Tonsillar Lymphoepithelioma
    Tonsillar Hypertrophy

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  1. Familial Partial Lipodystrophy, Symptoma
  2. Pharyngitis, Symptoma
  3. Infectious Mononucleosis, Symptoma
  4. Adenoid Hypertrophy, Symptoma
  5. Mucopolysaccharidosis 2, Symptoma
  6. Chronic Tonsillitis, Symptoma
  7. Allergic Rhinitis, Symptoma
  8. Atopy, Symptoma