Syndromes of the Head and Neck (Google eBook)

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This classic text, one of the true anchors of our clinical genetics publishing program, covers over 700 different genetic syndromes involving the head and neck, and it has established itself as the definitive, comprehensive work on the subject. The discussion covers the phenotype spectrum, epidemiology, mode of inheritance, pathogenesis, and clinical profile of each condition, all of which is accompanied by a wealth of illustrations. The authors are recognized leaders in the field, and their vast knowledge and strong clinical judgment will help readers make sense of this complex and burgeoning field. Dr. Gorlin retires as editor in this edition and co-editor Raoul Hennekam takes over. Dr. Hennekam is regarded as one of the top dysmorphologists--and indeed one of the top clinical geneticists--in the world. Judith Allanson is new to the book but is a veteran OUP author and a widely respected geneticist, and Ian Krantz at Penn is a rising star in the field. Dr. Gorlin's name has always been closely associated with the book, and it has now become part of the title. As in all fields of genetics, there has been an explosion in the genetics of dysmorphology syndromes, and the author has undertaken a complete updating of all chapters in light of the discoveries of the Human Genome Project and other ongoing advances, with some chapters requiring complete rewriting. Additional material has been added both in terms of new syndromes and in updating information on existing syndromes. The book will appeal to clinical geneticists, pediatricians, neurologists, head and neck surgeons, otolarynologists, and dentists. The 4th edition, which published in 2001, has sold 2,600 copies.
  

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Contents

1 Deformations and Disruptions
1
2 Teratogenic Agents
14
Common andor WellKnown Syndromes
35
Unusual Variants
76
5 Metabolic Disorders
119
The Osteogenesis Imperfectas
178
Chondrodysplasias and Chondrodystrophies
192
Craniotubular Bone Disorders
281
18 Syndromes with Contractures
765
19 Branchial Arch and OralAcral Disorders
790
General Aspects
850
Common and WellKnown Syndromes
877
Other Syndromes
912
Associations
966
WellKnown Syndromes
977
Other Syndromes
1039

Other Skeletal Dysplasias
305
10 Proportionate Short Stature Syndromes
366
11 Overgrowth Syndromes and Postnatal Onset Obesity Syndromes
399
12 Hamartoneoplastic Syndromes
428
13 Syndromes Affecting the Skin and Mucosa
494
General Aspects and WellKnown Syndromes
654
Miscellaneous Syndromes
671
16 Syndromes of Abnormal Craniofacial Contour
704
17 Syndromes Affecting the Central Nervous System
724
26 Syndromes with GingivalPeriodontal Components
1093
27 Syndromes with Unusual Dental Findings
1107
28 WellKnown Miscellaneous Syndromes
1133
29 Other Miscellaneous Syndromes
1152
30 Syndromes of the Eye
1181
Appendix
1215
Index
1229
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