Young syndrome

Common Name(s)

Young syndrome

Young syndrome is a condition whose signs and symptoms may be similar to those seen in cystic fibrosis, including bronchiectasis, sinusitis, and obstructive azoospermia (a condition in which sperm are produced but do not mix with the rest of the ejaculatory fluid due to a physical obstruction, resulting in nonexistent levels of sperm in semen) . The condition is usually diagnosed in middle-aged men who undergo evaluation for infertility. Although the exact cause has not been identified, it is believed to be a genetic condition. At this time, there is no known effective treatment or cure for Young syndrome.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Young syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Young syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

There are currently no organizations listed in Disease InfoSearch that support this condition. Create a listing.

 

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Young syndrome" returned 410 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus Infection: A Case Report of Serial Computed Tomographic Findings in a Young Male Patient.
 

Author(s): Won Jin Choi, Ki-Nam Lee, Eun-Ju Kang, Hyuck Lee

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;17(1):166-70.

 

Radiologic findings of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), a novel coronavirus infection, have been rarely reported. We report a 30-year-old male presented with fever, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, who was diagnosed with MERS. A chest computed tomographic scan revealed rapidly ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016

Go To URL
Difficulties experienced by young people with Tourette syndrome in secondary school: a mixed methods description of self, parent and staff perspectives.
 

Author(s): Ruth Wadman, Cris Glazebrook, Charlotte Beer, Georgina M Jackson

Journal:

 

Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by motor and vocal tics. These involuntary movements and vocalizations can have a negative impact in the school environment. The paper presents a mixed methods description of the difficulties experienced by UK students ...

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016

Go To URL
Complex regional pain syndrome in a young female.
 

Author(s): S Psarelis, B D Wensley Richards, G Kourounis, P P Tabet, S E Weinberg, P Johnson

Journal: J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2015 Dec;15(4):375-6; quiz 377.

 

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2015

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Young syndrome" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic intermittent abdominal pain in young woman with intestinal malrotation, Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome and appendiceal neuroendocrine tumor: a rare case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Alessia Cusimano, Ahmed Mohammed Alaaeldien Beniamin Abdelghany, Andrea Donadini

Journal:

 

There are a lot of different causes of abdominal pain; in this case, a young woman suffers from three diseases with similar symptoms. Adult intestinal mal-rotation is a rare condition of deviation from the normal 270° counter clockwise rotation of the midgut resulting in, not only ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016

Go To URL
A Systematic Review on the Cost-Effectiveness of Genetic and Electrocardiogram Testing for Long QT Syndrome in Infants and Young Adults.
 

Author(s): Fernando Matias Gonzalez, Maria Assunta Veneziano, Anna Puggina, Stefania Boccia

Journal: Value Health. 2015 Jul;18(5):700-8.

 

Recent improvements in the identification of the genetic basis of long QT syndrome (LQTS) have led to significant changes in the diagnosis and management of this life-threatening condition. Genetic and electrocardiogram (ECG) tests are the most relevant examples among testing strategies ...

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2015

Go To URL
Cervical neuroendocrine tumor in a young female with Lynch Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Ibraheem Yousef, Fadi Siyam, Lester Layfield, Carl Freter, James R Sowers

Journal: Neuro Endocrinol. Lett.. 2014 ;35(2):89-94.

 

Neuroendocrine tumors rarely occur in the cervix or other components of the reproductive system. These tumors have been associated with microsatellite instability, are very aggressive and often associated with poor outcome. Lynch syndrome is an inherited cancer syndrome that has also ...

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2014

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in Genetics Home Reference.

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

NAFLD in Adolescents and Young Adults With PCOS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Metabolic Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2016

Go to URL
Risk of Diabetes in Young Turner Syndrome Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Turner Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

Go to URL