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Revisiting Down syndrome from the ENT perspective

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dc.contributor.author Ramia, Maria
dc.contributor.author Musharrafieh, Umayya
dc.contributor.author Khaddage, Wajdi
dc.contributor.author Sabri, Alain
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-22T12:05:35Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-22T12:05:35Z
dc.date.copyright 2014 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1434-472 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10650
dc.description.abstract Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal abnormality among live born infants reaching up to 1 in 700 births and is characterized by a variety of dysmorphic features and medical conditions. The potential to reach their full developmental capacities can be hindered by ear, nose, and throat problems. Hence, knowledge of the various anatomic peculiarities that predispose them to various medical conditions is fundamental. The medical states resulting from these variations and suggested treatment options are reviewed. Such conditions include refractory otitis, eustachian tube dysfunction, laryngomalacia, tracheal stenosis, obstructive sleep apnea, hearing loss, and voice and articulatory impairments. This review revisits besides the otolaryngeal pathologies, special medical considerations in Down’s syndrome patients that might affect surgical outcomes used in the management of the above pathologies. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Revisiting Down syndrome from the ENT perspective en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle review of literature and recommendations en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201706930 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology en_US
dc.journal.volume 271 en_US
dc.journal.issue 5 en_US
dc.article.pages 863-869 en_US
dc.keywords Down syndrome en_US
dc.keywords Ear en_US
dc.keywords Nose en_US
dc.keywords Throat en_US
dc.keywords Pharynx en_US
dc.keywords Speech en_US
dc.keywords Otolaryngology en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Ramia, M., Musharrafieh, U., Khaddage, W., & Sabri, A. (2014). Revisiting Down syndrome from the ENT perspective: review of literature and recommendations. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 271(5), 863-869. en_US
dc.author.email alain.sabri@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00405-013-2563-4 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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