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Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders & Birth Defects

by James Wynbrandt

  • 236 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congenital diseases & disorders,
  • Medical genetics,
  • Reference works,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Health Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Reference,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Genetic disorders,
  • Diseases,
  • Diseases - Genetic,
  • Birth defects,
  • Health & Daily Living - General,
  • Abnormalities, Human

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9331975M
    ISBN 100816038090
    ISBN 109780816038091

      The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects: Wynbrandt, James, Ludman, Mark D: Books - 5/5(1). The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders is a unique and invaluable source for information regarding diseases and conditions of a genetic origin. This collec-tion of nearly entries provides in-depth coverage of disorders ranging from exceedingly rare to very well-known. In addition, several non-disorder entries have been included to facilitate understanding of common genetic concepts and.

      In the hardest-hit areas, 82 per thousand babies are born with a genetic birth defect, compared to a low of 39 per thousand births, the report shows. Those figures only count birth defects . Birth defects (or congenital defects) are defects in a baby at birth, or which develop in the first month of life.. There are two main types of congenital defect. The first is caused by genetic abnormalities, which are second is caused by conditions (such as infectious diseases) which a baby gets from its mother.. Sometimes doctors can find out that a baby has a congenital.

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The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects (Facts on File Library of Health & Living): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by:   Offers lay readers and professionals alike a reference to congenital disorders and birth defects.

This volume contains more than 1, entries, appendixes providing tables of statistics. Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects, 2/e [James Wynbrandt & Mark D. Ludman, ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects, 2/eAuthor: James Wynbrandt & Mark D. Ludman. Substantially updated, The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects, Third Edition offers lay readers and professionals alike the most comprehensive single-volume reference to congenital disorders and birth defects.

This accessible volume contains more than 1, expertly written entries—including more than new entries and more. Many serious disorders have now been identified as having a genetic basis, and treatment for birth defects has improved substantially.""The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects, Third Edition"" offers lay readers and professionals alike the most comprehensive single-volume reference to congenital disorders and birth defects/5(5).

Many serious disorders have now been identified as having a genetic basis, and treatment for birth defects has improved substantially."The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects, Third Edition" offers lay readers and professionals alike the most comprehensive single-volume reference to congenital disorders and birth s: 1.

This encyclopaedia provides data and qualified clinical information on genetic disorders. It is reckoned that one in ten babies born throughout the world suffer a genetic disease or birth defect, and, if so-called "late-onset" genetic disorders are counted, six in ten can be considered to suffer from some form of genetically-influenced disorder/5(5).

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders 2 Vol-set, 3rd Edition | Gale | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. A genetic disorder is an illness caused by abnormalities in the genome. They are heritable, and are passed down from the parents' genes.

If a genetic disorder is present from birth, it is a type of congenital defect. Some only show up in later life. A genetic disorder is a health problem caused by one or more abnormalities in the can be caused by a mutation in a single gene (monogenic) or multiple genes (polygenic) or by a chromosomal gh polygenic disorders are the most common, the term is mostly used when discussing disorders with a single genetic cause, either in a gene or chromosome.

Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Praise for the previous edition: we /5(5). For data on specific birth defects, please visit the specific birth defects pages.

In the United States. Birth defects affect one in every 33 babies (about 3% of all babies) born in the United States each year. [Read article] Birth defects are the leading cause of infant deaths, accounting for. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Cynthia Curry. They range from minor to seriously deforming or life-threatening. A major defect of some type occurs in approximately 3% of all births.

Defects may be genetic in origin, as in Down syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, sickle cell disease, and hemophilia, or may be the result of infections, such as rubella and sexually transmitted diseases. A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause.

Birth defects may result in disabilities that may be physical, intellectual, or developmental. The disabilities can range from mild to severe.

Birth defects are divided into two main types: structural disorders in which problems are seen with the shape of a body part and functional. There are three types of genetic disorders: Single-gene disorders, where a mutation affects one gene.

Sickle cell anemia is an example. Chromosomal disorders, where chromosomes (or parts of chromosomes) are missing or changed. Chromosomes are the structures that hold our genes. Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder. Genetic Diseases, Inborn Offers lay readers and professionals alike a reference to congenital disorders and birth defects.

This volume contains more than 1, entries, appendixes providing tables of statistics and directories of service and support groups, and an introductory history of human genetics.

All from $ Clubfoot is a birth defect caused by many factors, which are usually both genetic and environmental.

Craniofacial Disorder "Craniofacial disorder" is a broad term that describes malformations of the face and skull that may result from birth defect, disease or trauma.

The encyclopedia of genetic disorders and birth defects. [James Wynbrandt; Mark D Ludman] -- Provides information on the history, prognosis, availability of prenatal detection, and symptoms of hundreds of genetically transmitted conditions.

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