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Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the LifespanA neuroconstructivist approach$
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Emily K. Farran and Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199594818

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.001.0001

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Clinical profile: Diagnosis and prognosis

Clinical profile: Diagnosis and prognosis

(p.85) Chapter 4 Clinical profile: Diagnosis and prognosis
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan

Kay Metcalfe

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes the clinical profile of Williams syndrome (WS) to illustrate how atypical development proceeds in WS. It covers physical appearance, cardiovascular abnormalities hypercalcaemia, orthopaedic and other connective-tissue problems, growth and puberty, genitourinary abnormalities, hearing and vision, endocrine abnormalities, neurological problems, gastrointestinal problems, motor and language development, personality and behaviour, adaptive behaviour, and prognosis.

Keywords:   Williams syndrome, atypical development, clinical profile, cardiovascular abnormalities, neurological problems

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