Topic Index

Overview of Birth Defects

Chromosome Abnormalities

Single Gene Defects

Multifactorial Inheritance


Non-Traditional Inheritance

Evaluating a Child for Birth Defects

Testing for Birth Defects

Uses of Genetic Testing

Genetic Services: When, Where, How

Identification, Treatment, and Prevention of Birth Defects

Support Groups

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