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    Ectodermal Dysplasia Jonathan Moon American Fork Junior High A2 2/24/17 Abstract Ectodermal Dysplasia is a group of conditions that interfere with the normal functions of skin, hair, nails, teeth or sweat glands. These abnormalities cause various issues with everyday activities such as eating, brushing hair, exercising, and blinking. This paper will explain how this disease occurs, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Causes of ED Ectodermal Dysplasia, or ED, is a genetic disorder that can be inherited or genes can mutate. “ED was first described by a man named John Thurnam in 1848 as a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by developmental dystrophies of ectodermal structures. About 192 clinically and genetically distinct ectodermal dysplasia have been catalogued. This X-linked autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive disorder affects males and is inherited through female carriers”. (Thabusum,D.A.) Symptoms of ED “Because of such inheritance pattern males have…

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    Whether its start to end, head to tail, or conception to birth there is countless of things that could go wrong. A genetic disorder is a problem that is caused by one or more malformations in the genetic information. Some can go from being unnoticed and some can be very obvious. Genetic disorders are mostly all very unusual. There is an endlessly amount of genetic disorders that exist, the following are just three out of the thousands. Ectodermal dysplasia is not just a single disorder, it is a…

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    development. Frances R. Goodman writes in Limb Malformations and the Human HOX Genes that humans have 39 HOX genes that are organized into four clusters that have their own roles in the development of the central nervous system, axial skeleton, genitalia, and limbs. HOX genes were first discovered through mutation in fruit flies, which led to further research with HOX genes in other vertebrates. The studies of HOX genes can lead to discoveries and to the identities of human malformations…

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    Each year about four million babies are born around the world. Out of four million only three percent will be born with a genetic disorder and around one percent of the babies will be born with chromosomal abnormality. The reactions to these disorders vary from stares to happiness, resulting in the child feeling different or abnormal but it should not be a thing to frown upon. Ectodermal dysplasia is a group of syndromes that involve defects in the skin,hair, and nails. There are about more…

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    Humans are one of the most complex forms of life. During pregnancy we grow and mature but sometimes not everything goes a right way. There are different forms of genetic disorders but not all are deadly. Everyone is affected by genetic disorders differently. Here are some genetic disorders and how they affect people. One of the genetic disorders is Ectodermal dysplasia. Ectodermal Dysplasia is a condition in which the person has a absence or abnormality of hair growth, teeth, fingers or toes.…

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    People tend to fear what they do not understand; this human trait has given rise to hysteria, myths, legends, superstitions, and a multitude of mystical creatures. One of the most common monsters that piques the interest of numerous people are vampires. Vampires are seen as fictitious due to all the attention they have received by the media and their transition from bloodthirsty creatures of the night to emotionally distant, teenage dreams. However, there almost always is a grain of truth behind…

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    supplementation of calcium to increase growth could have a detrimental effect and cause disorders in the dog as they grow older. One of these diseases is an orthopedic disease that is seen quite commonly in larger dogs is known as canine hip dysplasia or CHD (Richardson 1995). CHD is a disease where there is an abnormal development in the coxofemoral joint, also known as the hip joint (The Merck Veterinary Manual). When there is rapid bone growth that is not correlated with normal skeletal…

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    Dogs By: Maddy Did you know there are such thing as cross breeding dogs? There are many things you should know about before owning a dog. You need to train your dog. Also, dogs should go for walks to use the bathroom, too. You need to feed your dog as well. That is what is in this piece. Training Your Dog Training your dog will allow them to learn new things. One thing you need to teach your dog is potty training. If your dog isn’t potty trained it will use the bathroom inside your house.…

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    Taking care of an animal can be a very hard task. The most important thing to do is to know how to properly take care of your pet. German Shepherds are beautiful dogs but it takes a lot to take of them. A German Shepherd is a very active dog. These dogs require a high content of protein, at least 20% of their diet. Try to avoid corn for protein. Protein will need your German Shepherd strong and help it regulate body temperature. These dogs should also take in fats. Too much fatty foods can be…

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    This accelerated growth rate causes health problems in regards to bone health. One common health problem is hip dysplasia (malformation of the hip joint, resulting in mild cases as lameness to severe cases as paralysis). Another common health problem in the breed due to bone health is arthritis in the joints. Hypertrophic osteodystrophy is a condition in large breed dogs due to the accelerated growth in which decreased blood flow to the joints and bones results in bone death. Consequently this…

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