Genetic Disorders

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Gifted Biology I Mind Map on Genetic Disorders, created by Ben Walker on 03/07/2016.

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Genetic Disorders
1 Progeria
1.1 Inheritance
1.1.1 LMNA Gene
1.1.2 Somatic Mutation in Parents
1.2 Characteristics
1.2.1 Premature Aging
1.2.2 Misshapen Nucleus
1.3 Detection
1.3.1 Apprehension of Symptoms
1.3.2 Genetic Blood Testing
1.4 Treatment
1.4.1 No Effective Treatment Known
1.4.2 Treat Symptoms of Aging
1.4.3 Experimental Treatments
1.4.3.1 FRI's (Anti-Cancer Drugs) Limit Progerin
1.4.3.2 Progerin Causes the Misshapen Nucleus
1.5 Physical Effects
1.5.1 Premature Aging
1.5.2 Atherosclerosis (Heart Disease)
1.5.3 Enlarged Head
1.5.4 Arthritis
1.5.5 Death by Fourteen
1.6 Affected Population
1.6.1 First Child
1.6.1.1 One in 4-8 Million
1.6.2 Already Having an afflicted child
1.6.2.1 One in 20
2 Hypertrichosis
2.1 Characteristics
2.1.1 Excessive Hair Growth
2.1.2 "Werewolf Syndrome"
2.2 Inheritance
2.2.1 Autosomal
2.2.1.1 Mutation on 8q Chromosome
2.2.2 Sex-Linked
2.2.2.1 Mutation on 24xq Chromosome
2.2.3 Multiple Forms
2.3 Detection
2.3.1 Some forms noticable at birth
2.3.2 Excessive Hair
2.3.3 More than Hirsutism
2.4 Physical Effects
2.4.1 Terminal Hypertrichosis
2.4.1.1 Growth of Dark Terminal Hairs
2.4.1.2 "Werewolf Syndrome"
2.4.2 Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa
2.4.2.1 White Thin Lango Hairs
2.4.2.2 More Common than Terminal
2.4.3 Localized Hypertrichosis
2.4.3.1 Caused by Cancer
2.4.3.2 Excessive Growth of Hair in one place
2.5 Affected Population
2.5.1 Very Rare
2.5.2 So Rare that I could not find this statistic
2.6 Treatment
2.6.1 No Known Cure
2.6.2 Hair Removal
2.6.2.1 Chemical
2.6.2.2 Laser
2.6.2.3 Electrolysis
3 Works Cited Clin Dermatol, Am J. "Causes and Management of Hypertrichosis." Diss. U Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland, 2002. Abstract. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Mar. 2016. "DermNet NZ." Hypertrichosis. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2016. Image of a cell affected with Progeria. Digital image. Epihonorsbiology. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Image of a healthy cell. Digital image. Epihonorsbiology. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Image of an affected child with Progeria. Digital image. Epihonorsbiology. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Picture of Chemical Hair Loss Medicine. Digital image. LAM INSTITUTE FOR HAIR RESTORATION. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Picture of Localized Hypertrichosis. Digital image. LAM INSTITUTE FOR HAIR RESTORATION. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Picture of Man Affected with hypertrichosis. Digital image. LAM INSTITUTE FOR HAIR RESTORATION. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Mar. 2016. Progeria Research Foundation, ed. "Progeria 101: Frequently Asked Questions." (2004): n. pag. Print. Taylor, Sarah K., an
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