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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Rubella Virus

    happen, defects are rare when infection occurs after the 20th week of gestation. Some of the affect of CRS are deafness, cataracts, heart defects, microcephaly, mental retardation, bone alterations and liver and spleen damage. Rubella infection may begin with one or two days of a mild fever(99 to 100 degrees...

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  • 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) ...

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  • 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...

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  • Biology Report on Mini Brains/Organoids Grown in a Lab.

    to make the drug or product safer for consumption. The breakthrough has already allowed the team to investigate a neurological disease called microcephaly. People with this disease develop much smaller brains, and by creating a "mini-brain" from skin cells of a patient with this condition, the team...

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  • Angelman Syndrome.

    start walking until between the ages of two to six years old. When they reach the age of one, their heads are usually small in size. This is called, microcephaly. Also, showing a happy, bouncy demeanor is commonly characterized amongst those with this disability. It can happen in even the most inappropriate...

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