dysmorphology


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dys·mor·phol·o·gy

(dis'mōr-fol'ŏ-jē),
General term for the study of, or the subject of, abnormal development of tissue form. A branch of clinical genetics.
[dys- + G. morphē, form, + logos, study]

dysmorphology

Neonatology The systemic study of structural defects of prenatal onset, a complex field in which single or multiple primary malformations are idiopathic or related to chromosome defects–recurrence rate of 2-5%, drugs, chemicals, toxins or radiation. See Deformation, Disruption, Malformation, Multiple malformation syndrome, Sequence.

dys·mor·phol·o·gy

(dis'mōr-fol'ŏ-jē)
The study of developmental structural defects. A branch of clinical genetics.
[dys- + G. morphē, form, + logos, study]

dys·mor·phol·o·gy

(dis'mōr-fol'ŏ-jē)
The study of developmental structural defects; a branch of clinical genetics.
[dys- + G. morphē, form, + logos, study]
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Del Giudice et al., "Selective cognitive impairment and tall stature due to chromosome 19 supernumerary ring," Clinical Dysmorphology, vol.
Haploinsufficiency of Sox9 in humans leads to the skeletal dysmorphology syndrome campomelic dysplasia [48] underlining the crucial role described for Sox9.
In the group of 160 screened learners, 16 FAS and 6 PFAS cases (13.8%; 95% CI 8.8-20.0) were ascertained based on full clinical assessment Mean dysmorphology score for the 16 confirmed FAS children was 17.1 (SD) [+ or -] 2.2, and 9.1 [+ or -] 4.5 for children with PFAS.
Proper epidemiology, dysmorphology assessment and genetic study may lead researchers to the identification of the causative agent.
Failure to recognize alcohol-related dysmorphology and resultant underreporting may interfere with affected individuals receiving appropriate medical and social services.
Adding two additional authors, this edition has a new chapter on craniofacial disorders with known single gene mutations, a companion website, identification of genes expressed in development, and embryological explanation of dysmorphology, teratology, and developmental syndromes.
His particular interests are dysmorphology, chromosome disorders and counselling.
FAS, and to some extent FASD, also typically include facial dysmorphology and eyesight and hearing impairment.