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DiGeorge Syndrome

Bipolar Disorder
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Logan Newman

on 15 April 2011

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Transcript of DiGeorge Syndrome

DiGeorge Syndrome DiGeorge syndrome is present at birth. This is a rare inherited disease whose symptoms vary greatly between individuals but commonly include a history of regular infection, heart defects, and characteristic facial features. It is caused by a large deletion from chromosome 22. This information was brought to you by http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22179/ Here is the most comon features. 80 percent have conotruncal heart defects 69 percent have palatal abnormalities (such as cleft lip and/or palate) 60 percent have hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels) Genetic Screening Cons If You had a disorder that had no cure the shock would be terrible to you and your family. The stress of planning a life on predetermined schedule would affect an individual emotionally and physically. http://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~mcclean/plsc431/students/kjono.html PROS If the child has a disorder you could prepare for the child like the living conditions. http://www.chw.org/display/PPF/DocID/23047/router.asp Mapping the Human Genome What researchers are trying to do is construct a detailed genetic map of a human's DNA. http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/genetic/designer-children1.htm I think that you should get screened so if your child dose have a disorder you could prepare for the child mentally and physically. Logan Newman I think that you should get screened so if your child dose have a disorder you could prepare for the child mentally and physically. Logan Newman I think that you should have it done with a newborn. Because if my child had a disorder i wouldn't want to find out later. i would want to know then.
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