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Prenatal Detection of Connective Tissue Disorders

  • R. Douglas Wilson
  • Judith G. Hall

Abstract

The ability to diagnose and understand heritable connective tissue disorders and skeletal dysplasias has increased dramatically as knowledge about the biochemistry and molecular biology of collagen and other connective tissue elements has increased. These disorders are grouped according to their natural history, inheritance pattern, and any connective tissue abnormality that has been defined.

Keywords

Prenatal Diagnosis Osteogenesis Imperfecta Marfan Syndrome Myotonic Dystrophy Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 
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  • R. Douglas Wilson
    • 1
  • Judith G. Hall
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Medical Genetics and Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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