Dysmorphic Growth and Genetic Abnormalities

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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    Growth and development represent a complex interaction between genetic predisposition and environmental exposure.

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    Screening for genetic risk factors ideally begins in the preconception period.



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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