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Dec 01, 2009
"We recommend that your daughter be evaluated by a medical geneticist, who is a physician that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of genetic disorders. A medical geneticist will perform a physical exam on your daughter ..."
Dec 01, 2009
"We recommend that you meet with a maternal fetal medicine specialist, who is physician that specializes in high risk pregnancies, to discuss the implication of both MTFHR and Factor V Leiden on pregnancy."
Dec 01, 2009
"The causes of double uterus with double cervix are largely unknown. However, associated defects that affect the vagina, the kidneys, and less commonly, the skeleton, have been documented. As such, your girlfriend should speak to her doct..."
Dec 01, 2009
"I apologize for the delay, but I was unable to find anything relevant to your son's specific abnormality. We recommend that you continue to follow up with your son's doctors, including his geneticist, as new information is being uncovere..."
Dec 01, 2009
"Fraternal twins are more common in certain ethnic populations, such as African-Americans. Certain factors may increase the risk of having twins, such as fertility treatments and a maternal history of twins. A paternal history is not like..."
Dec 01, 2009
"Consanguinity refers to when both members of a couple are related to each other by at least one common ancestor. We all have two copies of almost every gene - one from each parent. In autosomal recessive (AR) conditions, it is typica..."
Dec 01, 2009
"Consanguinity refers to when both members of a couple are related to each other by at least one common ancestor. We all have two copies of almost every gene - one from each parent. In autosomal recessive (AR) conditions, it is typica..."
Dec 01, 2009
"We recommend that your friend's child meet with a medical geneticist, who is a physician that specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of genetic disorders such as chromosome abnormalities. Sometimes, in cases of really rar..."
Dec 01, 2009
"Identical twins are not commonly familial. The overall incidence is about 4 per 1,000 pregnancies. Fraternal twins are more common in certain ethnic populations, such as African-Americans. Certain factors may increase the risk of hav..."
Dec 01, 2009
"We recommend that you meet with a genetic counselor to discuss the risk of recurrence for spina bifida or other birth defects within your family. A genetic counselor is trained at assessing the risk based on personal history, family hist..."