8 Possible Causes for Laurence Moon Syndrome in USA

  • Laurence Moon Syndrome
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B
    Marfan Syndrome

    A variety of eponyms have been proposed for MEN 2B, such as Williams-Pollock syndrome, Gorlin-Vickers syndrome, and Wagenmann-Froboese syndrome. … It was first described by Wagenmann in 1922, and was first recognized as a syndrome in 1965-1966 by E.D. … Two multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes are described in the literature - MEN 1 and MEN 2, and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B, is one of the subtypes of MEN … [1] [2]

  • Esophagitis
    Mendelson's Syndrome

    Esophagitis is a condition, characterized by inflammation of the esophagus. It can either be acute, or chronic in nature. The condition of esophagitis, presents with the following signs and symptoms: Swallowing becomes difficult and very painful Development of heartburn and regurgitation  Experiencing pain in chest…[3]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
    Mendelson's Syndrome

    However, there is no particular syndrome which has a high incidence of diaphragmatic hernia and the incidence varies.[4]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome
    Cushing Syndrome

    These syndromes are collectively referred to as paraneoplastic syndrome. … Children seldom fall prey to such syndromes. … Prognosis of paraneoplastic syndrome is usually poor.[5] [6]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    Mendelson's Syndrome

    Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, which can be present with increased gastric acidity due to gastrin production. … Visceroptosis or Glénard syndrome, in which the stomach has sunk in the abdomen upsetting the motility and acid secretion of the stomach. … Compared to Nissen fundoplication procedures, the procedure has shown a reduction in complications such as gas bloat syndrome that commonly occur.[7]

  • Carcinoid Tumor
    Cushing Syndrome

    Asthma-like syndrome or wheezing is caused by the constriction of the bronchi. … heart disease (leaky heart valves, and heart failure) and Cushing syndrome. … Often carcinoid tumors occur in association with the genetic disorders such as multiple endocrine neoplasia type I and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome.[8]

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
    Cushing Syndrome

    In rare cases, paraneoplastic syndromes such as Cushing or carcinoid syndrome may develop. … In the remaining patients, it occurs as part of a hereditary syndrome such as MEN 2 syndromes, which are transmitted through an autosomal dominant trait. … Other Note that the other components of MEN2 syndromes will require management.[9] [10]

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  1. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B, Symptoma
  2. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2b, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Esophagitis, Symptoma
  4. Diaphragmatic Hernia, Symptoma
  5. Paraneoplastic Syndrome, Symptoma
  6. Paraneoplastic syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Carcinoid Tumor, Symptoma
  9. Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, Symptoma
  10. Medullary thyroid cancer, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0