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Williams Syndrome
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Twenty missing genes can have a devastating effect on the lives of people. This is what is true with people who have Williams Syndrome (WS). A Gloria Lenhoff, for example, can't add 5 plus 4, but would remember more than 1,000 songs. … Williams Syndrome A Michael Williams can't go out the door without getting lost, yet can play almost anything. The brains…
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Williams Syndrome in Psychology
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The presentation of genetic disorders can be varied, yet in some ways, similar in manifestation. One of the most popular conditions that had been well-studied is Down syndrome, with its familiar facial features and endearing personality; this group is widely accepted in most societies.… Yet, another similar condition can be compared with Down Syndrome, the…
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Mental and Physical Effects of Having Williams Syndrome
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William Syndrome Your name The name of the course Your The Date Abstract William syndrome is a disease occurring due to the missing of gene in the chromosome 7 of human body. William syndrome is seen in new born babies , but its detection is not easy as all the features of the disease do not appear by birth.… Unfortunately there is no treatment for this…
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Mental and physical effects of having williams syndrome
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William syndrome is seen in new born babies , but its detection is not easy as all the features of the disease do not appear by birth. Some of the features of William… ely there is no treatment for this disease ,and only thing which can be done is to give health care and affection to the children as long as they live. William syndrome is a genetic disorder in…
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Exploring the Williams syndrome face-processing debate: the importance of building developmental trajectories
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The past decade has seen an increasing rise in interest and need for resolving the topic of face processing in Williams syndrome (WS). The early findings about the normally developing face-processing module were questioned by studies proposing that WS patients used a different balance of cognitive processing from controls, even when their behavioural scores were in the normal range.…
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Usher Syndrome
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Patients with Usher syndrome have hearing loss and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). RP is characterized by difficulty in balance, loss of peripheral vision, night blindness, retinal degeneration, and finally “tunnel vision”… Usher syndrome is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder; symptoms of the syndrome may not be observable in a parent if he or she carries…
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Usher syndrome
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Usher syndrome refers to a deaf-blindness condition. Patients with Usher syndrome have hearing loss and retinitis pigmentosa. RP is characterized by difficulty in balance, loss of peripheral vision, night blindness, retinal degeneration, and finally “tunnel vision”.… Usher syndrome refers to a deaf-blindness condition. Patients with Usher syndrome have hearing…
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Down Syndrome
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Chromosomes are the basic unit of cells which contain the organized form of DNA in a coiled form. These chromosomes undergo different type of abnormalities during the genesis of human beings. Chromosomes are units which are transferred from parent to offspring through different processes.… In this assignment the particular emphasis would be on translocation as…
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Mild Mental Retardation Related focused on pediatric population and communication disorders
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Mild Mental Retardation Related Communication Disorders Focused on Children Introduction Mental retardation, in other words, intellectual disability, is a term used for description of intelligence that is below average and impairment of the adaptive functioning of the individual arising during the period of development, from conception to 18 years of age.…
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Mild Mental Retardation Related Communication Disorders Focused on Children
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MMR Related Communication Disorders Focused on Children Mental retardation, in other words, intellectual disability, is a term used for description of intelligence that is below average and impairment of the adaptive functioning of the individual arising during the period of development, from conception to 18 years of age.… The term is a challenging one and…
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Dawn Syndrome
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Before discovery of Down syndrome, human society in the past used to put Down syndrome victims together with those individuals exhibiting intellectual disabilities and those suffering from diverse kinds of mental illnesses. … This scenario continued until mid 1860s when European physician by the name John Langdon Down identified the medical disorder…
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Sudden infant Death Syndrome
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However, many are yet to unravel the cause of the sudden and unexpected death of a seemingly healthy baby. This paper discusses… Usually, a parent finds his/her infant dead after putting him/her to bed. Typically, there are no signs of distress or a struggle of any kind and even after a complete autopsy, review of the infant’s clinical history and examination…
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Koro Syndrome
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Koro Syndrome Introduction Depersonalization is a strange feeling in which a person may experience an alien feeling of unreality and peculiarity about themselves. They can even feel their body to be radically changing in somewhat bizarre manner. These kinds of experiences are quite common in our society.… For example, there has been the existence of varied…
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TMJ syndrome
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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT (TMJ) SYNDROME Author Institute Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Temporomandibular joint Syndrome is a pathological condition characterized by restrictions in the normal temporomandibular joint actions accompanied by pain in the joint.… The arterial blood supply of the temporomandibular joint is mainly from the superficial…
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Culture Bound Syndrome
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Culture bound syndrome Description of the syndrome The term culture bound syndrome was initially coined by a psychiatrist - Pow Ming Yap, in the 1960s, based on his observation and studies by other researchers, which described the behavioral syndromes o diseases suffered by locals, which were generally unknown outside their localities.… 109). According to…
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Developmental Disorders
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The presence of the disorder can be detected within the first 3 years of infancy. The condition is generally heterogeneous as the clinical features and behavioral… ired non verbal behavior and movements, diminished interest in playing and interaction with peers, lack of spontaneity and emotional reciprocity, delay or total lack in speech, repetitive use of…
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Steven Johnson Syndrome
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This essay discusses the effects of Stevens Johnson’s syndrome that causes immense damage to an individual’s skin layer. Stevens Johnson Syndrome is a disease that leads to severe complications amongst individuals. It damages the skin and causes prolonged irritation.… The essay "Steven Johnson Syndrome" discusses the effects of Stevens Johnson’s syndrome that…
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Deletion syndrome: case study
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In the paper “Deletion syndrome: case study” the author analyzes deletion syndrome, which results from when a piece of chromosome 22 is erased. The deletion takes place near the center of the chromosome at a specific location designated 22 q 11. 2. The syndrome has several presentations.… There is no known cure for 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.…
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GENETICS
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Scenerios Scenario One In the scenario, Myra is concerned about her children’s chances of getting breast cancer as both she and her mother had been diagnosed with the cancer, with her mother dying young, while Myra herself had undergone chemotherapy. Although, most breast cancers occur sporadically and are not inherited, a small proportion is passed on through families.…
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Steven Johnson Syndrome
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Steven Johnson Syndrome Name Institution Steven Johnson Syndrome Stevens Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a disease that leads to severe complications amongst individuals. It damages the skin and causes prolonged irritation that compromises an individual’s performance capacity.… This is apparent in the increasing proportion of individuals who are reporting cases of…
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Pharmalogic Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome
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Pharmacologic Treatment of Metabolic Syndrome Name: Institution: Introduction The conception of metabolic syndrome has subsisted for the past eight decades. Metabolic syndrome is a frequent metabolic disease that is a result of increased obesity (Blaha & Tota-Maharaj, 2012).… In essence, the existence of the metabolic syndrome exposes an individual to the risk…
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Investigation of Human Disease
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Investigation of Human Disease Patient 1: Laboratory results: Prolonged PT and aPTT, decreased prothrombin %, decreased factors VII, IX, and X Differential Diagnosis: Liver cirrhosis, warfarin poisoning, VKOR mutation Liver cirrhosis is the terminal stage of chronic liver disease.… Without vitamin K, the levels of these clotting factors will be significantly…
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Sudden infant death syndrome
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Sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS is a death of unknown etiology in children under the age of 1 year and is diagnosed by exclusion. In 1991 an expert panel convened by the National institute of child health and human development revised the definition of SIDS… The new definition of SIDS differs from the older definition in two aspects. Firstly it eliminated…
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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The complex of signs and symptoms caused by compression of the brachial plexus and subclavian vessels in the cervicoaxillary region is known as thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) (Yao, 2006). The diagnosis of TOS remains a challenge for the treating physician.… All should be familiar with the presenting signs and symptoms of TOS, and include the syndrome in their…
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Acute coronary syndrome
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Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the acute presentation of coronary artery disease (CAD) which is manifested as unstable angina (UA), ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or non- ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) (Noble, 2011). Nearly 1.5 million… tients with ACS is quick and accurate, risk stratification is done and management…
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