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56 Possible Causes for Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum, Variable Expressivity of Each Feature

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Depression of the sternum (pectus excavatum) or projection (pectus carinatum) or an asymmetric deformity of the anterior chest results.[dermaamin.com] Marfan syndrome can affect many parts of the body, and each person is affected differently. This is called variable expression .[marfan.org] The prevalence is 1/20,000 and the disorder is inherited with variable expression.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Neuropathy

    Clinical features, diagnosis and treatment For each of the HSAN disorders, penetrance is complete but there can be marked variability in expression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnosis is based upon clinical features as well as the degree of both sensory and autonomic dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum
  • Endometriosis

    […] of PCOS. [3] The genetic component appears to be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion with high genetic penetrance but variable expressivity in females meaning that[pejoweb.com] each child has a 50% chance of inheriting the predisposing genetic variant(s) from a parent, and, if a daughter receives the variant(s), the daughter will have the disease[pejoweb.com] Such evidence includes the familial clustering of cases, greater concordance in monozygotic compared with dizygotic twins and heritability of endocrine and metabolic features[pejoweb.com]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum
  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Clinical features, diagnosis and treatment For each of the HSAN disorders, penetrance is complete but there can be marked variability in expression.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] Diagnosis is based upon clinical features as well as the degree of both sensory and autonomic dysfunction.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum
  • Congenital Upper Palpebral Retraction

    EEC syndrome: Each of the three main features of ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia and clefting syndrome shows a variable degree of expressivity.[oandplibrary.org]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum
  • Migraine Equivalent

    Initially, we analyzed the frequencies of each category of variables (frequency, intensity).[thejournalofheadacheandpain.biomedcentral.com] We used descriptive statistics expressed as means, SD and percentages to describe the basic features of our sample.[thejournalofheadacheandpain.biomedcentral.com]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum
  • Lens Dislocation

    Marfact #22: Marfan syndrome can affect many parts of the body, but has “variable expression,” so each person is affected differently, even in the same family.[tissuetales.com] While there are features that are frequently seen in many people with the disorder (such as tall, thin stature, disproportionately long arms and legs), not all people exhibit[tissuetales.com]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum
  • Thoracoplasty

    : • Pectus excavatum is characterized by excessive depression of the sternum. may be – minimal or extreme, – diffuse or local, – symmetrical or asymmetrical. • Most common[docsity.com] . • Even with nocturnal ventilatory assistance, however, mortality is still high, with a 55% survival rate 7 years after initiating treatment Docsity.com 3.Pectus & the chest[docsity.com]

    Missing: Variable Expressivity of Each Feature
  • Funnel Chest

    Does overgrowth of costal cartilage cause pectus excavatum? A study on the lengths of ribs and costal cartilages in asymmetric patients.[jabfm.org] Growth disturbance of the sternum and pectus deformities: imaging studies and clinical correlation. Pediatr Radiol 1999 ; 29 : 334 –41. SA Haje, JB, HT Harcke, et al.[jabfm.org]

    Missing: Variable Expressivity of Each Feature
  • Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy

    When a person with ADOA plus has children, each child has a: 50% chance to have ADOA plus 50% chance not to have ADOA plus ADOA plus shows features called variable expressivity[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] and reduced penetrance. [3] [4] Variable expressivity means that people with the syndrome may have signs and symptoms that are different from each other, even among people[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

    Missing: Pectus - Asymmetric Sternum

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