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Self-Mutilation 01

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Created on Sunday, October 26 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, October 26 2008.

Of the following choices, which one disorder is not associated with self-mutilation?

 
        A) Cri-du-chat syndrome
 
        B) Smith-Magenis syndrome
 
        C) Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
 
        D) Kluver-Bucy syndrome
 
        E) Choreoacanthocytosis
 

 


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A) Cri-du-chat syndrome

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Self-mutilation is frequent in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and choreoacanthocytosis. It has also been reported in cases of Smith-Magenis syndrome, Cri-du-chat syndrome, and Joubert syndrome.  (See References)

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B) Smith-Magenis syndrome

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Self-mutilation is frequent in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and choreoacanthocytosis. It has also been reported in cases of Smith-Magenis syndrome, Cri-du-chat syndrome, and Joubert syndrome.  (See References)

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C) Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

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Self-mutilation is frequent in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and choreoacanthocytosis. It has also been reported in cases of Smith-Magenis syndrome, Cri-du-chat syndrome, and Joubert syndrome.  (See References)

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D) Kluver-Bucy syndrome

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Self-mutilation is not characteristic of the Kluver-Bucy syndrome.  (See References)

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E) Choreoacanthocytosis

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Self-mutilation is frequent in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and choreoacanthocytosis. It has also been reported in cases of Smith-Magenis syndrome, Cri-du-chat syndrome, and Joubert syndrome.  (See References)

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References:

1. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:137580).Link to
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2. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:200150).Link to
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3. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:123450).Link to
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4. Maramattom, B.V. (2005). "Self-mutilation in the Lesch-Nyhan syndrome." Neurology, 65(11) E25. (PMID:16344506)
5. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:300322).Link to
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6. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:182290).Link to
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7. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:176270).Link to
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8. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database (OMIM:105830).Link to
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Self-Mutilation 01
Question ID: 102608147
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/26/2008
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