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Any Nursing intervention for Farber's disease?

by Guest8822  |  11 years, 8 month(s) ago

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Cousin of my friend is suffering from Farber . Do you know any Nursing intervention for the disease of Farber? Please tell me about that if you know. Thanks!

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  1. James Augustus

    Farber disease also known as Farber's lipogranulomatosis, is an exceedingly rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease that origin an accumulation of fatty material lipids leading to abnormalities in the joints, liver, throat, tissues and central nervous system. Normally, the enzyme ceramidase decomposes fatty material in the body’s cells. In Farber Disease, the gene is the main cause of producing this enzyme is mutated. Hence, the fatty material is not ever broken down and builds up in many parts of the body, leading to the indications and symptoms of this disorder.
    Disease onset is normally in early infancy but may happen subsequent in life. Children who have the classic pattern of Farber infection evolve symptoms inside the first couple of weeks of life. These symptoms may encompass moderately impaired mental ability and difficulties with swallowing. The liver, heart and kidneys may furthermore be affected. Other symptoms are vomiting, arthritis, swollen lymph nodes, distended junctions, joint contractures, hoarseness and xanthomas which condense roundjunctions as the infection progresses. Patients with respiring adversity may need a breathing tube.
    Most young children with Farber infection pass away by age 2, generally from lung disease. In one of the most critical types of the infection, an enlarged liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly) can be identified shortly after birth. Children born with this pattern of the infection generally pass away within 6 months.
    There is no exact remedy for Farber disease. Corticosteroids may be prescribed to ease pain. Bone marrow transplants may improve granulomas (small masses of increased tissue) on patients with little or no lung or tense scheme complications. Older patients may have granulomas surgically removed.
     

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