dysplasia

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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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An alteration in the coding sequence of the GNAS gene leads to a haplo-insufficiency and a dysmorphic phenotype referred to as Albright's syndrome or Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy (AHO).
The characteristic physical features of short stature, round face, brachydactyly of the fourth and fifth metacarpals and the biochemical findings of normal serum calcium, phosphorus and parathyroid hormone concentrations along with a very low level of gonadotropin hormones led us to the diagnosis of Albright's syndrome in this patient who presented to us with primary amenorrhea and hypogonadism.
(3) Brown or dark pigmentation or discoloration of the gingival tissue is however considered as multifactorial, including genetic factors, tobacco use, systemic disorders (endocrine disturbance, Albright's syndrome, malignant melanoma, Peutz-jeghers syndrome, hemochromatosis, Addison's syndrome and von Recklinghausen's disease), antimalarial drugs, heavy metals (silver, bismuth, mercury, lead), zidovudine, amalgam tattoo, nevus, melanoacanthoma, kaposis sarcoma.