Microcephaly Essays and Term Papers

  • Microcephaly

    MICROCEPHALY Submitted to: Ms. Lorna Ruanto, RN Submitted by: Group 44B Chua, Mark Lawrence Chiapco, Rose Ann Concepcion, John King Contrata, Jennifer Cruz, Lilet Deato, Reden OBJECTIVES: 1. To be able to learn and understand the concept of microcephaly. 2...

      1967 Words | 11 Pages   Tags: Patau syndrome, Breastfeeding, Congenital disorder, Edwards syndrome

  • Microcephaly

     Microcephaly Your Name Your Institution Name Microcephaly is a medical condition related to neurodevelopment problem. It is a significant neurologic indication, but there exists no commonness in the classification of microcephaly. Normally, the condition is defined as the...

      753 Words | 5 Pages   Tags: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

  • Microcephaly Disease

    Halperin, Ian. (2009). The Final Years of Micheal Jackson Unmasked. Canada. Transit Media In Halperin’s depiction of the end of Michael Jackson’s life in his novel he recounts the major events towards the end of his career including; his 2005 child molestation trials, early allegations of child...

      340 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Microphalu

    Microcephaly Microcephaly is a rare disease that is noticeable immediately at birth, and in some cases it is noticeable before birth. Microcephaly also is a rare, neurological disorder in which the circumference of a child’s head is smaller than other children for the age and gender of the infant...

      313 Words | 1 Pages   Tags: X-ray computed tomography, Medical imaging, Magnetic resonance imaging, Neurology

  • English brain research

    months or more. Despite these limitations, the authors used the system to model key aspects of microcephaly, a condition that causes extremely stunted brain growth and cognitive impairment. Microcephaly and other neurodevelopmental disorders can be difficult to replicate in rodents because of species-specific...

      534 Words | 2 Pages   Tags: Developmental biology, Neural development, Neuroscience

  • The High Risk Newborn

    hyperbilirubinemia hypospadias New Terminology, cont. imperforate anus kangaroo care kernicterus LS ratio macrosomia microcephaly pathologic jaundice phototherapy physiologic jaundice polydactylism postterm preterm pyloric stenosis ...

      3087 Words | 42 Pages   Tags: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Continuous positive airway pressure, Bilirubin, Neonatal jaundice

  • Cri Du Chat

    language impairment varying from mild to severe, poor motor skills, short attention span and hyperactivity. Some physical symptoms are a small head (microcephaly), small jaw (micrognathia), wide-set eyes and people with the disorder will often have low birth weight and slow growth. Cri Du Chat is a chromosomal...

      673 Words | 2 Pages   Tags: Cri du chat, Genetic disorder, Intellectual disability, Hypotonia

  • Notes

    species, one that had branched off between early H. Sapiens and modern H. Sapiens today, or if this skeleton just suffered from a disease, such as microcephaly, a disease that reduces the size of human body parts, most notably cranium capacity (Brown et al., 2004). The opposite approach to the discovery...

      255 Words | 1 Pages   Tags: Homo erectus, Homo floresiensis, Brain size

  • Environmental Problems in Prenatal Development

    with mental retardation and an unusually small head, known as microcephaly (Slater and Lewis, 2006, p. 9). Certain infants with microcephaly develop normally and have the intellect as an ordinary child. Typically, infants with microcephaly possibly can have facial distortions, mental retardation, deferred...

      2893 Words | 9 Pages   Tags: Prenatal development, Preterm birth, Chlamydia infection, Vertically transmitted infection

  • Triple X Syndrome

    than other girls and women in the family 2. Small head (microcephaly) Microcephaly is a medical condition in which the circumference of the head is smaller than normal because the brain has not developed properly or has stopped growing. Microcephaly can be present at birth or it may develop in the first...

      1245 Words | 4 Pages   Tags: Amenorrhoea, X-inactivation, Triple X syndrome, Premature ovarian failure

  • Mental Retardation

    recessive gene. Thus when one child in a family has PKU, it is important that other children in such families be screened as well. Microcephaly The term microcephaly means "small headedness". It refers to a type of mental retardation resulting from impaired development of the brain and a consequent...

      1964 Words | 7 Pages   Tags: Adaptive behavior, Intellectual disability, Phenylketonuria, Down syndrome

  • Baby Jane Doe

    She was born with multiple birth defects including spina bifida (a broken and protruding spine), hydrocephaly (excess fluid on the brain), and microcephaly (an abnormally small head, suggesting that part of the brain was missing). (Rachels, 5) Surgery was needed in order for her to survive, but doctors...

      280 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Prenatal and Perinatal effects of Psychotropic Drugs on Neuro-cognitive development of fetus

    syndrome” is basically characterized by facial dysmorphism, hypotonia, and delayed motor development, polycystic kidney, submucous clef hard palate, microcephaly, varying degrees of mental retardation, convulsions and neonate abstinence syndrome. Some other studies that followed this hypothesis measure blood...

      1086 Words | 4 Pages   Tags: Congenital disorder, Anticonvulsant, Benzodiazepine, Cleft lip and palate

  • Immunizations and their importance

    rubella, congenital defects can happen to the fetus. These defects consist of: unilateral or bilateral cataracts, microphthalmos, retinitis, glaucoma, microcephaly, seizures, severe cognitive impairment, patent ductus arteriousus, delayed hearing loss, intrauterine growth restriction, meningitis, thrombocytopenia...

      1358 Words | 8 Pages   Tags: DPT vaccine, Vaccination schedule, Pertussis, Chickenpox

  • chromosomal abnormalities

    develop correctly, which causes the signature cat-like cry. People who have cri-du-chat have very distinctive features. They may have a small head (microcephaly), an unusually round face, a small chin, widely set eyes, folds of skin over their eyes, and a small bridge of the nose. Several problems occur...

      2277 Words | 9 Pages   Tags: Amniocentesis, Patau syndrome, Aneuploidy, Chromosomal translocation

  • Angelman Syndrome - essay

    speech impairment, and problems with movement and balance. Most affected children also have recurrent seizures (epilepsy) and a small head size (microcephaly). Which these are many signs and symptoms I experience young Pedro go through on a day to day basis. If you are wondering how a typical...

      462 Words | 2 Pages   Tags: Chromosome 15 (human), Angelman syndrome, Down syndrome, Epilepsy

  • TORCH EXAM 2

    Result of Congenital Syphilis Sn : s e uffl e r b y s i o n g n i ath Varicella Fetal exposure 1st 20 weeks: limb atrophy, hydrocephalus, microcephaly, eye abnormality Fetal exposure during last 3 weeks of pregnancy: newborn chicken pox Hepatitis B • Newborn: – Breast feeding allowed – Hepatitis...

      303 Words | 22 Pages   Tags: Cytomegalovirus, Congenital syphilis, Herpes simplex, Syphilis

  • Angelman Syndrome - Summary

    unique behavior including: frequent laughter or smiling, jerky movements or hand-flapping, and an unusually happy demeanor. Many cases also involve microcephaly (small head size) and seizures, as well as hypopigmentation (undercoloration of the hair, skin and eyes), abnormal sleep cycles, and a fascination...

      720 Words | 3 Pages   Tags: Prader–Willi syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Fluorescence in situ hybridization

  • Genetics

    the entire short arm deletion size from 5 to 40 Mb Clinical features (1) (2) newborns – high pitched and cat-like cry facial dysmorphism microcephaly round face Hypertelorism Micrognathia epicanthal folds low-set ears, hypotonia severe psychomotor and mental retardation Incidence (1) ...

      1148 Words | 7 Pages   Tags: Cri du chat, DiGeorge syndrome, Prader–Willi syndrome, Angelman syndrome

  • Syndromes Chart- Exam 1

    particularly those cause by deletion in Maternal Chromosome 15 Affects est. 1 in 12,000/20000 ppl | Recurrent seizures (epilepsy)Small head size (microcephaly)Delayed development becomes noticeable by 6-12 mos, other common symptoms/signs appear in early childhoodProblems w movement/balance | Intellectual...

      1243 Words | 4 Pages   Tags: Prader–Willi syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Cleft lip and palate, DiGeorge syndrome