Overgrowth Syndromes (Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics) by M. Michael Cohen

By M. Michael Cohen

Overgrowth Syndromes provides a wide but in-depth dialogue of kids who're huge at delivery or adventure over the top postnatal development or a few blend of elevated weight, size, and head circumference. lots of those syndromes are linked to an elevated frequency of tumors. The publication is necessary as a result of the ever-increasing variety of newly pointed out overgrowth syndromes and the fast development of molecular wisdom of those stipulations. It covers: Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome, Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome, Sotos syndrome, Proteus syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, neurofibromatosis, and fragile X syndrome, between different themes. each one bankruptcy presents a old point of view and bargains with epidemiology, etiology, and molecular biology while identified, scientific and pathological good points, diagnostic standards, and differential analysis. The ebook is encyclopedic in scope. will probably be of price to pediatricians, clinical geneticists, oncologists, hematologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, dermatologists, nephrologists, and molecular biologists.

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