Trisomy 18

Healthcare/Doctors

How do I find someone who specializes in Trisomy 18?

Through the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) website, you can find a genetic counselor in your area (http://nsgc.org/p/cm/ld/fid=164). A genetic counselor can help to further explain Trisomy 18 and answer any questions you have.

References
  • http://nsgc.org/p/cm/ld/fid=164
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What specialist doctors should I see with Trisomy 18?

What specialist doctors should I see with Trisomy 18?

A multidisciplinary team should care for people with Trisomy 18. People with Trisomy 18 should see a geneticist or a genetic counselor. A genetic counselor can help to further explain Trisomy 18 and answer any questions you have. A genetics professional can also help you make the appropriate next referrals. Through the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) website, you can find a genetic counselor in your area (http://nsgc.org/p/cm/ld/fid=164). Other necessary specialists will be dependent on what symptoms a child has, but some may be pediatric cardiologists, ENT specialists, neurologists, physical therapists, and surgeons.

References
  • http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/trisomy-18-syndrome/
  • http://nsgc.org/p/cm/ld/fid=164

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