Unformatted text preview: DiGeorge syndrome may have several abnormalities of the faces such as low set ears and a small mouth; parathyroid gland abnormalities; heart defects; thymus gland abnormalities; and developmental abnormalities such as cleft palate, delayed speech, and/or difficulty in feeding or swallowing. Project Summary: This project will help me better understand how neural crest cells develop and form other cells and organs. It will also help me to understand how DiGeorge syndrome can affect an individual. References: Developmental Biology Textbook, 9 th Edition http://www.immunedisease.com/patients-and-families/about-pi/types-of-pi/digeorge-syndrome.html Part of project I am responsible for is the treatments for DiGeorge syndrome and a case study dealing with DiGeorge Syndrome...
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- Fall '10
- Developmental Biology, Syndrome, Oral and maxillofacial surgery, neural crest