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- n. The study of genetic defects, especially congenital malformations
A consultation with a geneticist trained in dysmorphology to evaluate for characteristic facial features
Perform physical exam on the patient with particular attention to dysmorphology, growth parameters and specialized measurements, and dermatoglyphics
These patients will include those with disorders of mendelian genetics, cytogenetics, contiguous gene deletions, dysmorphology, congenital malformations, multifactorial disorders, mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
ASD, and the dating of the origin of the dysmorphology to points in early gestation, buttresses the autopsy studies.
The co-occurrence of dysmorphology in substantial numbers of those with