Tag Archives: Syndrome

Genetics Home Reference: Smith-Kingsmore syndrome

Gordo G, Tenorio J, Arias P, Santos-Simarro F, García-Miñaur S, Moreno JC, Nevado J, Vallespin E, Rodriguez-Laguna L, de Mena R, Dapia I, Palomares-Bralo M, Del Pozo Á, Ibañez K, Silla JC, Barroso E, Ruiz-Pérez VL, Martinez-Glez V, Lapunzina P. mTOR mutations in Smith-Kingsmore syndrome: Four additional patients and a review. Clin Genet. 2018 Apr;93(4):762-775.… Read More »

What to know about 'tree man' syndrome

For years, 28-year-old Abul Bajandar, from Bangaldesh, was covered with what looked like bark. His hands and feet grew foot-long, gnarled “roots,” skin lesions that left him unable to feed himself, move around, work, or wear standard clothing. A few years ago, surgery finally changed his life. But after more than 25 invasive surgeries to… Read More »

Health Tip: Understanding Metabolic Syndrome

Home News Consumer News Health Tip: Understanding Metabolic Syndrome Print this page — Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disorders that signal a person’s increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association says. Symptoms may include high blood pressure, high fasting blood glucose, high cholesterol and abdominal obesity. Metabolic syndrome is… Read More »