Pediatric Syndromes of Head and Neck

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More than 3,000 syndromes classifiedOptimal growth, development, and learning requires early recognition and interventionTeam Approach:ParentsPediatricianOtolaryngologistCardiologistNephrologistGeneticistSpeech TherapistTeachersOthers. The Sydromal Child. The Sydromal Child. HistoryPa

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1. Pediatric Syndromes of Head and Neck Murtaza Z. Kharodawala, MD Matthew Ryan, MD Grand Rounds, Nov. 17, 2004 UTMB Dept. of Otolaryngology

2. More than 3,000 syndromes classified Optimal growth, development, and learning requires early recognition and intervention Team Approach: Parents Pediatrician Otolaryngologist Cardiologist Nephrologist Geneticist Speech Therapist Teachers Others The Sydromal Child

3. The Sydromal Child History Parental factors (age) Consanguinity Abortions Teratogen exposure Medical Pedigree

4. Physical Exam Major and Minor Anomalies Airway Skull Ears Facial skeleton Comparison to Family Members Reference Material The Sydromal Child

5. Down Syndrome Velocardiofacial Syndrome Branchio-Otorenal Syndrome Treacher-Collins Syndrome Crouzon and Apert Syndrome Pierre Robin Sequence CHARGE Association

6. Down Syndrome

7. Described by John Landon Down in 1866 Etiology: nondisjuction mutation resulting in Trisomy 21 Prevalence 1:700 Most common chromosomal anomaly Associated with Maternal age > 35

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