Noonan Syndrome

By: Gracie Seiler and Casey Nickol

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Facts

  • Some of the effects of Noonan Syndrome is deformity of the elbow, undersized jaw, webbing on the neck, and unusual body characteristics.
  • Jacqueline Noonan did research on this disease and the name Noonan Syndrome came after Jacqueline Noonan.
  • The genotype is inherited dominant from one infected parent to the child.
  • This syndrome can affect your circulatory, skeletal, and other systems. This disease also affects the heart, facial features, musculoskeletal system, kidneys, spleen and liver.
  • Some are able to be treated with growth hormone treatment.
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Pedigree Chart

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Random Facts

  • Happens 1 in 1000 to 1 in 2500 in child births.
  • Most people affected with Noonan syndrome have a normal education and can learn as well as non-affected people.
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Sources

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