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Syndrome Essay Examples

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The Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Management of Down Syndrome
Down syndrome is one of the most frequently occurring
birth defects in the world. It is a chromosomal abnormality
which results in 47 chromosomes, instead of 46, with an extra
chromosome being 21. Because the majority of Down syndrome
cases affect the twenty-first chromosome, it is commonly called
"trisomy 21."
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The Description of the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Down's Syndrome
Down's syndrome is a genetic condition involving an extra chromosome, this change occurs around the time of conception. A person with Down's syndrome has forty-seven chromosomes instead of the usual forty-six. A relatively common genetic disorder, Down's strikes 1 out of 600 babies. In 95 percent of all cases, the disorder...
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An Overview of the Causes,Symptoms and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Sydrome
Outline I. DefinitionII. IntroductionIII. Causes1. Genetic Predisposition2. Injuries and Trauma3. Health and Lifestyle4. Repetitive MotionIV. Treatment 1. Splint 2. Cortisone Cream 3. SurgeryV. Preventive Measures1. Exercises2. ChiropractorVI. Conclusion Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition characterized by pain and bu...
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Symptoms and Treatment of the Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome (VHL)
Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome is one of over 7000 known inherited diseases. It is an autosomal dominant disease that affects about 10% of the population.1 The history of VHL reaches back to 1864 when scattered reports of knots of blood vessels known as hemangioblastomas on the retina surfaced and were written up by opthamolagi...
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A Comparison Between Turner Syndrome and Cat-cry Syndrome
Alterations in human chromosomes or the deletion of an important gene product are often due to a mutation, which can spring an abundant strand of genetic mutations and improper coding. Mutations can spring from deletion, duplication or inversion of a chromosome. This improper deletion is the factor that leads to complicati...
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The Prevalence, Causes and Impact of the Down Syndrome in the United States
"Each year, three thousand to five thousand people are diagnosed with Down
Syndrome in the United States. It is found in approximately one out of one thousand all
live births." (Nadel,37). Down Syndrome occurs when there is an abnormality in
chromosome 21. Most people with Down Syndrome (approximately ninety-five...
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A Look at the Rare Disease, Ehlers-Danslos Syndrome (EDS)
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Ehlers-Danlos sydrome (EDS) is a rare inherited group of connective tissue disorders characterized by defects of the major structural protein in the body (collagen). Collagen is a tough fibrous protein that plays an essential role in binding, holding together, strengthening, and providing elasticity t...
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An Overview of the Disability in Cri Du Chat Syndrome
Cri du chat syndrome.An Overview of the Disability:Cri du chat syndrome, also called deletion 5p syndrome, 5p minus or Le Jeune's syndrome, is a rare genetic disorder due to a missing portion of chromosome 5. It was first described by JГ©rГґme Lejeune in 1963. The condition affects an estimated 1 in 20,000 to 50,000 liv...
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A Study of Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) IBS is a chronic digestive system disorder which affects 10 20 per cent of the UK’s population. In this article: What is IBS? Diagnosis How Chemist Online can help Symptoms Effect on your life Advice & Support Causes Treatments What is IBS? IBS is one of the mos...
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Characteristics, History and Affects of the XYY Syndrome
XYY Syndrome XYY Syndrome, or the criminal syndrome, is a controversial and often confused chromosomal abnormality. In the following paper I will try to address several questions that people may have concerning or relating to XYY syndrome. What is XYY syndrome? Where and how often does XYY syndrome occur? What is the hist...
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