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The preterm births of Gabriel and his twin brother, Michael, caused complex health conditions for both children, including bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
Dustin Henderson: Mike’s adorable friend who has a lisp because of cleidocranial dysplasia. Lucas Sinclair: Another friend of the group who is the most skeptical of everything.
Dysplasia can be low-grade, meaning changes will often go away on their own and treatment isn't required, Dr. Franco says, whereas high-grade dysplasia can progress to cancer over time.
Heart, respiratory and kidney failure, neurological and developmental issues and severe hip dysplasia are the short-list of Willow's daily struggle.
Bandit is a special-needs pet with hip dysplasia, so whomever takes him in will have a big responsibility in terms of keeping him comfortable with his medication.
Kranig from Prescott, Wis., who was diagnosed with the rare disease ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia, was officially sworn-in Monday as an honorary police officer with the Wildwood Police Department.
Post-coital bleeding can also be a sign of something potentially more serious, such as cervical dysplasia (meaning abnormal cell growth), cervical cancer, or trauma to the vagina.
The 28-year-old was born with ectodermal dysplasia (ED) — a rare genetic condition that, in her case, resulted in hair loss, absent teeth, and a cleft palate.
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Origin and Etymology of dysplasia
First Known Use: circa 1923See Words from the same year
medical Definition of dysplasia
dysplasticplay \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective
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