Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome
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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Diagnosis and Evaluation by Karen Golding Kushner

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Published by Plural Publishing Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Congenital diseases & disorders,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Audiology & Speech Pathology,
  • Medicine,
  • Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12493917M
ISBN 101597560715
ISBN 109781597560719

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  "This book had the ambitious goal of education the public and professionals about this syndrome and improving the lives of those affected by it. It is no mean feat that [largely] it succeeds. The first part provides an overview of the condition; the second focuses on classroom by: 2. Medical Book Free: Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome This book – velo-cardio-facial syndrome attempts to summarise the rapid progress that has recently been made in .   Velocardiofacial syndrome is the most common syndrome associated with a cleft palate. What is velocardiofacial syndrome? Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) is a genetic condition that is sometimes hereditary. VCFS is characterized by .   Velo-cardio facial syndrome has a number of common features including a cleft palate, heart abnormalities, and a characteristic looking face, and many others. What causes velo-cardio facial syndrome? While the exact cause is unknown, many children with VCFS have a missing portion of chromosome

  I just finished reading an interesting book, by Quinn Bradlee, with Jeff Himmelman. Quinn is a young man with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS), a genetic disorder marked by varying combinations of characteristic facial features, congenital heart disease and vascular problems, cleft palate and/or abnormal speech, and either a learning disability or psychiatric disorder. by Robert J. Shprintzen, Karen J. Golding-Kushner. With an estimated human population prevalence of , Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is the second-most common multiple anomaly syndrome in humans and almost all children with the syndrome have speech and language impairments that are generally recognized to be complex and difficult to treat. Velo-cardio-facial Syndrome. What is Chromosome 22q Deletion Syndrome? A number of separately described diagnoses including DiGeorge syndrome (DGS), velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS), conotruncal anomaly face syndrome (CTAF), autosomal dominant OpitzG/BBB syndrome and Cayler Cardiofacial syndrome were all originally thought to be separate. What is 22q deletion syndrome? 22q deletion syndrome is a genetic condition that causes a combination of medical problems. These problems can vary widely from child to child, but may include heart defects, cleft palate, speech or feeding problems, difficulty fighting infections, low calcium levels, kidney problems, learning or behavioral issues, and facial differences.

Velo-Cardio-Facial syndrome (VCFS) is a genetic, autosomal dominant condition defined by Shprintzen in Its frequency is estimated at 1 per live births. In most patients, a deletion (Figure 2) on chromosome 22q (Figure 1a and 1b) is responsible for the syndrome.   With an estimated human population prevalence of , Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is the second-most common multiple anomaly syndrome in humans and almost all children with the syndrome have speech and language impairments that are generally recognized to be complex and difficult to treat. However, the authors of this new book contend 5/5(2).   Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is a genetic disorder caused by the deletion of part of chromosome It occurs in approximately one in births and there are now more than physical phenotypic features reported. VCFS affects every major system in the body and this book was the first to describe its full clinical impact. It has been authored by leading international VCFS. Image 1. Other names used to refer to VCFS are DiGeorge Syndrome, 22q deletion syndrome, autosomal dominant Opitz G/BBB syndrome, Cayler Cardiofacial syndrome, Conotruncal Anomaly Face syndrome (CTAF), Shprintzen syndrome, Sedlackova syndrome, thymic hypoplasia or congenital thymic aplasia. VCFS is usually characterized by an association or a combination of a lot of medical .