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When to Suspect a Genetic Syndrome - - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2012 - Family physicians should be able to recognize findings on physical examination and history that suggest the presence of a genetic syndrome to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of potentially affected patients, as well as subspecialty referral. General themes that can alert family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p826.html

Evaluation and Management of Heart Murmurs in Children - - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2011 - Heart murmurs are common in healthy infants, children, and adolescents. Although most are not pathologic, a murmur may be the sole manifestation of serious heart disease. Historical elements that suggest pathology include family history of sudden cardiac death or congenital heart ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1001/p793.html

Primary Immunodeficiencies - - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2003 - Primary immunodeficiencies include a variety of disorders that render patients more susceptible to infections. If left untreated, these infections may be fatal. The disorders constitute a spectrum of more than 80 innate defects in the body's immune system. Primary immunodeficiencies ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1115/p2001.html

Identification and Evaluation of Mental Retardation - - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2000 - Mental retardation in young children is often missed by clinicians. The condition is present in 2 to 3 percent of the population, either as an isolated finding or as part of a syndrome or broader disorder. Causes of mental retardation are numerous and include genetic and environmental ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1059.html

When to Suspect a Genetic Syndrome

...When to Suspect a Genetic Syndrome BENJAMIN D. SOLOMON, MD, and MAXIMILIAN MUENKE, MD National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland A lthough many genetic conditions are individually rare, they are com- mon in aggregate and place a great burden on affected patients...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1101/p826.pdf

Primary Care and Primary Immunodeficiencies - Editorials - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2003 - ...in an estimated one of every 1,000 infants5), the next most common primary immunodeficiency is chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge syndrome). This syndrome occurs with an estimated frequency of one case per 3,000 live births,6 regardless of ethnic or racial background....

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1115/p1919.html

Primary Immunodeficiencies - American Family Physician

...Complement disorders Any age Neisseria infections, including Rheumatoid disorders meningococcal and gonococcal Lupus-like syndrome infections Scleroderma Information from references 4 through 6. Characteristics of Primary Immunodeficiencies The more common primary...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1115/p2001.pdf

Corrections - Corrections - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2000 - ...for the fourth entry in the diagnosis column should be velocardiofacial syndrome rather than DiGeorge syndrome. The corrected table is reprinted on the following pages. View/Print Table TABLE 2 Common Syndromes Associated with Mental Retardation DiagnosisIncidenceEtiology, including...

American Family Physician : Corrections

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0901/p958a.html

Seasonal Influenza in Adults and Children - Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis and ...

Guidelines for the treatment of persons with influenza virus infection were prepared by an Expert Panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The evidence-based guidelines encompass diagnostic issues, treatment and chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications, and issues related...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/influenza/idsainfluenza2009.pdf

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