A-Z of Syndromes and Inherited Disorders: A Manual for Health, Social, and Education Workers
The incidence of handicap from syndromes and inherited disorders is worldwide and causes common problems for families and society. This book includes ten extra syndromes in an endeavour to keep up with the rapidly expanding knowledge associated with genetic disorders.
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The A-Z Reference Book of Syndromes and Inherited Disorders
P A T R I C I A GILBERT
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abnormalities achondroplasia adequate advice Aims and provisions anaemia and/or antenatal associated autosomal dominant autosomal recessive baby baby's become behaviour birth blood body bones boys and girls brain cardiac CAUSATION cause cells CHARACTERISTICS child childhood chorionic villus sampling chromosome clinical condition cystic fibrosis deafness developmental diagnosis disease disorder Down's syndrome drugs Duchenne muscular dystrophy early Edwards syndrome enzyme facial features frequently FUTURE gene Genetic counselling give rise growth haemophilia handicapped hearing Heart defects his/her Hunter's Hurler's syndrome ichthyosis important incidence infection kidney Klinefelter's syndrome Klippel-Feil syndrome Landau-Kleffner syndrome learning disability MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS metabolic mucopolysaccharides muscles necessary Noonan's syndrome normal occur parents pattern possible pregnancy prenatally present problems rare renal respiratory result retinal seen seizures SELF-HELP GROUP severely affected short stature sickle-cell anaemia skin specific speech sufferers surgical SYNDROME ALTERNATIVE NAMES tests therapy thought tissue treatment unusual usually vision visual