ISBN-13: 978-1901346640

Genetics for ENT Specialists: The Molecular Genetic Basis of ENT Disorders Paperback – March, 2004

by Dirk Kunst (Author), Hannie Kremer (Author), Cor Cremers (Author)

In this reference for ear, nose, and throat specialists, Kunst (University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands) focuses on otorhinolaryngologic diseases for which the causative gene has been identified, and highlights the relevance of syndromic diseases to otorhinolaryngologic practice. Entries on the syndromes described extend beyond the field of otorhinolaryngology, and include information on clinical features, age of onset, epidemiology, inheritance, chromosomal location, genes, mutational spectrum, the effects of the mutation, diagnosis, and counseling issues. Color photos and b&w medical images are included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (