Syndromes of the Head and Neck

Syndromes of the Head and Neck

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This work on dysmorphology covers most genetic syndromes that affect body structure. The 4th edition takes into account the explosion in molecular genetics, and a new chapter on the eye has been added. L. Stephan Levin, who died shortly after the third edition was published, has been replaced as co-author by Raoul Hennekam.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1332 pages
  • 223.5 x 284.5 x 53.3mm | 3,265.9g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • numerous black and white photographs and line drawings
  • 0195118618
  • 9780195118612

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"An excellent production by the authors and publishers." --Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews"A standard of syndrome scholarship that will be hard to match. This statement is not made lightly as the field of medical genetics contains many important books but few classics...The Third Edition clearly belongs in the library of all medical genetics practitioners." -- American Journal of Medical Genetics"A standard of syndrome scholarship that will be hard to match. This statement is not made lightly as the field of medical genetics contains many important books but few classics...The Third Edition clearly belongs in the library of all medical genetics practitioners." -- American Journal of Medical Genetics"An excellent production by the authors and publishers." --Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews"This edition will maintain its place as an essential medical geneticists and all whose work involves abnormalities affecting the head and neck. The comprehensive index, excellent crshow more

Table of contents

Deformations and disruptions; teratogenic agents; chromosomal syndromes - common and/or well-known syndromes; chromosomal syndromes - unusual variants; metabolic disorders; syndromes affecting bone - the osteogenesis imperfectas; syndromes affecting bone - chondrodysplasias and chondrodystrophies; syndromes affecting bone - craniotubular bone disorders; syndromes affecting bone - other skeletal dysplasias; proportionate short stature syndromes; overgrowth syndromes and postnatal onset obesity syndromes; hamartoneoplastic syndromes; syndromes affecting skin and mucosa; craniosynostosis - general aspects and main syndromes; craniosynostosis - miscellaneous syndromes; syndromes of abnormal craniofacial contour; syndromes affecting the central nervous system; syndromes with contractures; branchial arch and oro-acral disorders; orofacial clefting syndromes - general aspects; orofacial clefting syndromes - common and/or well-known syndromes; orofacial clefting syndromes - other syndromes; orofacial clefting syndromes - associations; syndromes with unusual facies - well-known syndromes; syndromes with unusual facies - other syndromes; syndromes with gingival/periodontal components; syndromes with unusual dental fillings; well-known miscellaneous syndromes; other miscellaneous syndromes; syndromes of the eye.show more

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