Dysphoric mania: The concurrent presence of symptoms of depression and mania together. Also called Mixed bipolar state.
Dysplasia: Abnormality in form or development. For example, retinal dysplasia is abnormal formation of the retina during embryonic development.
- Dysplasia, arteriohepatic
Dysplasia, arteriohepatic: Also known as Alagille syndrome, this ia a genetic disorder characterized by jaundice in the newborn period, liver disease with cholestasis, peripheral pulmonic stenosis and unusual face. Children with Alagille syndrome usually present with jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes) in the newborn period. Cholestasis (stagnant flow of bile […]
- Dysplasia, bronchopulmonary
Dysplasia, bronchopulmonary: Chronic lung disease in infants who have received mechanical respiratory support with high oxygenation in the neonatal period.
- Dysplasia, cleidocranial
Dysplasia, cleidocranial: A genetic (inherited) disorder of bone development characterized by: Absent or incompletely formed collar bones (the “cleido-” part refers to the clavicles, the collar bones) The child with this disorder can bring its shoulders together or nearly so; and Typical cranial and facial abnormalities with square skull, late closure of the sutures of […]
- Dysplasia, congenital hip
Dysplasia, congenital hip: The abnormal formation of the hip joint in which the ball at the top of the thighbone (the femoral head) is not stable within the socket (the acetabulum). The ligaments of the hip joint may also be loose and stretched. The degree of instability or looseness varies. A baby born with this […]