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Finding Genetics Information

Genetics Web Resources

Genetic and Rare Conditions Site
Information on genetic conditions, diagnostic criteria, genetic testing, management issues,counseling issues, and genetic support group links from the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Genetics Home Reference
Consumer-friendly information about genetic conditions from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

Glossary of Genetic Terms
Compiled by the Genetics Education Center, University of Kansas Medical Center

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders
The first place to check when looking for information on those rare or 'orphan' diseases.

OMIM--Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information. OMIN is a "catalog" of human genes and genetic phenotypes that assigns a unique MIM number to each entry. It is invaluable for providing a historic narrative of the literature of discoveries about the condition and provides a helpful Clinical Synopsis section. Under Clinical Synopsis you will find a "head to toe" physical examination of the patient with this condition, as well as laboratory findings.

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