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Wiedemann Oldigs Oppermann syndrome

Overview

A rare syndrome characterized mainly by excessive hair growth, mental retardation and skeletal abnormalities.

Symptoms - Wiedemann Oldigs Oppermann syndrome

* Hirsutism * Skeletal dysplasia * Mental retardation * Learning difficulties * Concentration difficulties

Causes - Wiedemann Oldigs Oppermann syndrome

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Diagnosis - Wiedemann Oldigs Oppermann syndrome

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Prognosis - Wiedemann Oldigs Oppermann syndrome

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Treatment - Wiedemann Oldigs Oppermann syndrome

* PCOS and idiopathic –Estrogen-predominant oral contraceptives decrease plasma androgens –Depo-Provera may also be used –Spironolactone works by competing for androgen receptors –Cimetidine has a side effect of decreasing testosterone and increasing estrogen levels –GnRH agonist to facilitate better function of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis * Drug-induced: Eliminate causative medication if possible and hirsutism may resolve spontaneously * Hyperprolactinemia: Bromocriptine (prolactin antagonist)

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