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Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock (CHad)
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The medical genetics department evaluates and treats children and adults for many reasons, including patients who have differences in development, neurodevelopmental disabilities, birth defects and differences in growth.

Examples of conditions referred to the Medical Genetics Clinic include:

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Developmental delays
  • Rare chromosome disorders
  • Rare genetic disorders
  • Deafness in infancy and childhood
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Cleft lip or palate
  • Down syndrome
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Turner syndrome
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Multiple café au lait spots/neurofibromatosis
  • Genetic skin disorders
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
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