OBSTETRICS

Methods of Modern Cytogenetics

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Case 1: Ms. Sanfilippo is a 25-year-old gravida 5 para 3104 whose first-trimester screen gave her a 1:1200 risk of Down syndrome and <1:5000 risk of…

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Disorders of Sexual Differentiation

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Case 1: Ms. Omotoya Bamidele is a 28-year-old medical student of Yoruban origin who presented to her OB/GYN with difficulty in vaginal intercourse. She describes painful…

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Molecular Diagnostic Testing

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen The goal of molecular diagnostic testing is to provide definitive diagnoses for suspected or unknown genetic conditions. A precise diagnosis is important for determining what caused…

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Genetics of Infertility and Pregnancy Loss

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Case 1: John is a 35-year-old executive of a manufacturing company who presented with infertility. He and his wife have had unprotected intercourse over the past…

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Principles of Genetic Counseling

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Although there have been many attempts to define what it means to provide genetic counseling, the provision of genetic counseling is a process that needs to…

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Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Case 1: A 25-year-old patient presents to you for an annual examination.Evaluation of her family history reveals that her paternal grandmother and a paternal aunt died…

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Screening for Genetic Disorders in Pregnancy

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Case 1:A 25-year-old Caucasian (Northern European ancestry) G1 presents for her first prenatal visit at 10 weeks’ gestation.Her medical and family history is negative for any…

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Methods of Prenatal Diagnosis

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Case 1: A 35-year-old, gravida 1, presents for prenatal care at 8 weeks’ gestation. How do you counsel her regarding her risks for genetic conditions in…

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