Other Names for this Disease
- Dwarfism thanatophoric
- Thanatophoric Dwarfism
Your QuestionI was pregnant with twins who were diagnosed with thanatophoric dysplasia. What are the chances that I will have another pregnancy affected by this condition?
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Genetics clinics are a source of information for individuals and families regarding genetic conditions, treatment, inheritance, and genetic risks to other family members. More information about genetic consultations is available from Genetics Home Reference. To find a genetics clinic, we recommend that you contact your primary healthcare provider for a referral.
The following online resources can help you find a genetics professional in your community:
- GeneTests has a searchable directory of US and international genetics and prenatal diagnosis clinics.
- The National Society of Genetic Counselors provides a searchable directory of US and international genetic counseling services.
- The American College of Medical Genetics has a searchable database of US genetics clinics.
- The American Society of Human Genetics maintains a database of its members, which includes individuals who live outside of the United States. Visit the link to obtain a list of the geneticists in your country, some of whom may be researchers that do not provide medical care.
- Thanatophoric dysplasia. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). October 2012; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/thanatophoric-dysplasia. Accessed 12/13/2012.
- Karczeski B, Cutting GR. Thanatophoric Dysplasia. GeneReviews. September 2008; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1366/. Accessed 12/13/2012.