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Achard Syndrome


Presentation

  • Results Clinical and biochemical variables of MetS patients and controls are presented in Table 1.[biochemia-medica.com]
Weight Loss
  • Those affected may also have abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine, frequent urination, excessive thirst and hunger, and weight loss.[rarediseases.org]
  • Regulation of 11beta-HSD genes in human adipose tissue: influence of central obesity and weight loss. Obes Res 2004;12:9-17. 11. Michailidou Z, Jensen MD, Dumesic DA, Chapman KE, Seckl JR, Walker BR, Morton NM.[biochemia-medica.com]
Physician
  • Years Published 1986, 1994, 2005 The information in NORD’s Rare Disease Database is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of a physician or other qualified medical professional.[rarediseases.org]
Virilization
  • The empty sella syndrome: virilization in a 59-year-old woman. JAMA. 1974;227:69-70.[rarediseases.org]
Infertility
  • Other signs of the syndrome are directly due to the overproduction of androgens, and may include an increase in body hair, particularly on the face, chest, back, and other areas, receding hairline, deepening of the voice, enlargement of the clitoris; infertility[rarediseases.org]
Receding Hairline
  • Other signs of the syndrome are directly due to the overproduction of androgens, and may include an increase in body hair, particularly on the face, chest, back, and other areas, receding hairline, deepening of the voice, enlargement of the clitoris;[rarediseases.org]
Hirsutism
  • […] very light menstrual periods in someone who has previously had normal menstruation (oligomenorrhea) or the absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) soon after the first menstrual period (menarche), commonly followed by development of excess body hair (hirsutism[rarediseases.org]
Hunger
  • Those affected may also have abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine, frequent urination, excessive thirst and hunger, and weight loss.[rarediseases.org]
Oligomenorrhea
  • Typically, a detailed patient history shows the development of infrequent or very light menstrual periods in someone who has previously had normal menstruation (oligomenorrhea) or the absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) soon after the first menstrual[rarediseases.org]
Amenorrhea
  • Typically, a detailed patient history shows the development of infrequent or very light menstrual periods in someone who has previously had normal menstruation (oligomenorrhea) or the absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) soon after the first menstrual[rarediseases.org]

Treatment

  • Standard Therapies Treatment Diabetes may be managed by diet and/or insulin or other medications, as required. Cosmetic measures (for example, waxing and electrolysis) can be used to facilitate hair removal.[rarediseases.org]
  • 1.0 mmol/L in men or 1.3 mmol/L in women (or specific treatment for this lipid abnormality), blood pressure 130/85 mmHg (or treatment for previously diagnosed hypertension) and fasting glucose 5.6 mmol/L (or previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes) (1).[biochemia-medica.com]

Epidemiology

  • QUANTO 1.1: A computer program for power and sample size calculations for genetic-epidemiology studies, . 2006. 33. Kerstens MN, Riemens SC, Sluiter WJ, Pratt JJ, Wolthers BG, Dullaart RP.[biochemia-medica.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Harmonizing the metabolic syndrome: a joint interim statement of the International Diabetes Federation Task Force on Epidemiology and Prevention; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; American Heart Association; World Heart Federation; International[biochemia-medica.com]

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