Congenital Anomalies in Down Syndrome Among Qatari Population

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Congenital Anomalies in Down Syndrome Among Qatari Population

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dc.contributor.author Al Ali, Kalid [خالد العلي] en_US
dc.contributor.author Affi, Nahla M. [نهلة عفيفي] en_US
dc.contributor.author Habboub, Lina [لينا حبوب] en_US
dc.contributor.author Al Fadel, Maiada [ميادة الفاضل] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T15:28:19Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T15:28:19Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Qatar University Science Journal, 2006, Vol. 26, Pages 113-122. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/10149
dc.description.abstract Down Syndrome (DS) is the major cause of mental retardation and congenital heart disease affecting the welfare of over 300,000 individuals and their families in USA. The aim of the study is to see which are the most common congenital anomalies associates with Down syndrome in Qatar. Retrospective study performed at Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar. Data collected from files in the Medical Records over a three and half years from 15/1/2000 to 7/8/2003. Eighty- four cases where all the cases according to a list of trisomy 21 babies taken from the Cytogenetics lab. By reviewing the congenital anomalies associated with Down Syndrome in all these cases, statistical analysis showed high incidence of Down Syndrome 55.7% of the babies in this study had at least one of the heart defects and 19.23 % showed a combination of two cardiac anomalies. In addition, Hypothyroidism was the most common type of both endocrine 46.15 % and thyroid problems and a little proportion of the gastrointestinal tract abnormalities 21.79 % had been reported. Six percent of Down Syndrome babies died in less than 8 months of life. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Health Sciences en_US
dc.subject علوم صحية ar
dc.title Congenital Anomalies in Down Syndrome Among Qatari Population en_US
dc.title.alternative دراسة العيوب الخلقية المصاحبة لمتلازمة داوون في دولة قطر ar
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 113-122 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 26 en_US

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