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An encyclopedic compilation of the essential data on genetic and intrauterine-induced abnormalities likely to be apparent at birth or shortly thereafter. Each defect is summarized efficiently in an entry that includes synonyms (English and non-English), diagnostic categories excluded, minimal diagnostic category, a summary of clinical findings, a listing of complications, an etiologic note (with cross-reference by catalog number to the McKusick catalog of genetic disorders, Mendelian Inheritance in Man, Johns Hopkins University Press), a summary of pathogenetic concepts, a summary of clinically important data such as risk of occurence for patient's sibling and age of detectability, summaries of treatment and
Birth Defects Compendium.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:940. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-6-940_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(6):940.
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