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How are genetic disorders diagnosed?
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Dr. Richard Roberts answered
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Clinical skill: Physicians with expertise in a specialty will have knowledge of genetic disorders common to their specialty. A hematologist will recognize hemoglobinopathies, a plastic surgeon recognizes genetic disorders which require facial repair, a neurologist may diagnose neurological degenerative disorders. A clinical geneticist is the general practitioner of genetics--and can help diagnose unknowns.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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