May-Hegglin Anomaly Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 28, 2019
  • Author: Vikramjit S Kanwar, MBBS, MBA, MRCP(UK), FAAP; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What are the signs and symptoms of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What are the signs of abnormal bleeding in May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of associated MYH9-related disorders in May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Which lab tests are performed in the workup of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

How is May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA) treated?

How was the May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA) first identified?

How is May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA) characterized?

What are the other MYH9-related syndromes associated with May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

How frequently does May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA) require treatment?

What is the pathophysiology of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What causes May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What is the prevalence of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What is the prognosis of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What is included in patient education about May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What are the possible complications of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What are the differential diagnoses for May-Hegglin Anomaly?

Workup

What are specific concerns in young children with May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA) who sustain severe head trauma?

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Treatment

What are effective treatments for May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

What is the risk increased bleeding during delivery in women with May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

How is May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA) managed in patients undergoing surgical procedures?

Which activity modifications are recommended in patients with May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of May-Hegglin anomaly (MHA)?

Which medications in the drug class Pituitary Hormone are used in the treatment of May-Hegglin Anomaly?