Cynthia J. Curry, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, at the University of California, San Francisco. She is an accomplished dysmorphologist and clinical geneticist with decades of experience in the evaluation of infants and children with both common and rare problems and malformations. She is an expert on the prenatal evaluation of abnormal fetal presentations and of stillborn infants. She developed the genetic services at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera, California, and at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California.
A streamlined diagnostic manual for neonatologists, clinical geneticists, and pediatricians - any clinician who cares for newborns
Organized by symptom and system, enriched with more than 250 photographs and clinical pearls derived from the authors' decades of clinical practice
Includes "Syndromes You Should Know" appendix, distilling the most frequently encountered syndromes and chromosomal abnormalities in newborns
OMIM numbers for each condition situate authors' practical guidance in the broader genetics literature, connecting readers to the most up-to-date references
An essential resource for all who care for infants during their first moments of life