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ISQs on Learning disabilities

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Hi I am planning to post some ISQs topic wise as I tried to classify them for my preparation there may be some repeats because some may already appear in super ego elese where these were from my recollection in my last 2 attempts in part II (autumn 2002 and autumn 2003)

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LEARNING DISABILITY

1. Fragile-X is a CAG trinucleotide repeat disease

2. Klinefelter's syndrome (XXY) is associated with moderate and severe learning difficulties in the majority of patients

3. Lesch-Nyan syndrome can be successfully treated by diet

4. Female carriers of Fragile-X have a below average IQ

5. The Fragile-X fragment occurs on the short arm of the X-chromosome

6. Autism has a 90% MZ concordance

7. In Down's syndrome, autism is rare

8. Obsessive thoughts occur in more the 5% of people with Asperger's syndrome

9. Obsessive compulsive disorder is more common in people with learning difficulties

10. People with learning disabilities are more likely to commit murder

11. If a healthy couple have a baby with phenylketonuria, the chances of the next baby having the same condition are less than 1%

12. High tone deafness is commonly found in Down's syndrome

13. Clonidine can be used to treat ADHD

14. Challenging behaviour occurs in 40% of people with learning disability

15. Down's syndrome has increased risk of leukaemia

16. Autistic children usually have normal babbling in the first year of life

17. Homicides increased in LD

18. Fragile X is characterised by CAG repeat sequences

19. Mother smoking during pregnancy is associated with mental retardation in child

20.Whole of cortex is stimulated in Tourett's syndrome

21.Neonatal joint stiffness present in Down's

22.Recurrent bronchitis common in down's

23.Speech expression is diminished in downs

24.Imperforate anus at birth suggests Down's syndrome.

25.Angelman's syndrome is due to paternal deletion of chromosome 15.

26.Angelman's syndrome had hyperphagia and cognitive impairment.

27.Uniparental disomy is more a cause of angelmann's than Prader Willi syndrome.

28.Port wine stain is seen in tuberous sclerosis

29.Phenylketonuria can be treated with increasing tryptophan in the diet.

30.Fragile X can be diagnosed by amniocentesis.

31.Fragile X is seen not to have speech and language difficulties.

32.Phenylketonuria is found 1 in 20,000

33.Asperger's is seen only in males.

34.Fragile X has CAG repeats.

35.People with autism are unable to make direct eye to eye contact.

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Thanks for submitting these questions, Santhana.

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1. Fragile-X is a CAG trinucleotide repeat disease . f.

its CGG

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2. Klinefelter's syndrome (XXY) is associated with moderate and severe learning difficulties in the majority of patients f. i think its mild to moderate LD.

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3. Lesch-Nyan syndrome can be successfully treated by diet f.diet helps but cannot be treated.

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4. Female carriers of Fragile-X have a below average IQ t ref. seminar series.

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5. The Fragile-X fragment occurs on the short arm of the X-chromosome. f,long arm

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8. Obsessive thoughts occur in more the 5% of people with Asperger's syndrome .false far >5%

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9. Obsessive compulsive disorder is more common in people with learning difficulties .T ref. seminar series

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10. People with learning disabilities are more likely to commit murder f

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14. Challenging behaviour occurs in 40% of people with learning disability f about 5 to 15%

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16. Autistic children usually have normal babbling in the first year of life .false. delayed

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18. Fragile X is characterised by CAG repeat sequences false. CGG

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35.People with autism are unable to make direct eye to eye contact. false. any comment plz.

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27.Uniparental disomy is more a cause of angelmann's than Prader Willi syndrome.true. PW syn. is common when it is deletion of long arm of chromosome no.15 but when uniparental disomy is the cause angelmann's syndrome is common. ?????any rectification ?/

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28.Port wine stain is seen in tuberous sclerosis false.its struge weber syn.

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25.Angelman's syndrome is due to paternal deletion of chromosome 15. false,maternal

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29.Phenylketonuria can be treated with increasing tryptophan in the diet.false.

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31.Fragile X is seen not to have speech and language difficulties fase.speech problem is characteristic 'cluttering'

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santana do you know where i can get answers for the isqs of previous papers posted on the superegocafe?

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