Introduction to the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C on holoprosencephaly.

@article{Muenke2010IntroductionTT,
  title={Introduction to the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C on holoprosencephaly.},
  author={Maximilian Muenke and Benjamin D Solomon and Sylvie Odent},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={154C 1},
  pages={1-2}
}
Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is a severe condition that results from failed or incomplete forebrain cleavage early in gestation. HPE occurs at the incredible frequency of approximately one in 250 conceptions, making it the most common structural brain malformation in humans. Virtually all geneticists (and many non-geneticists involved in medical care) will encounter patients with HPE in some capacity, whether it be counseling a pregnant couple suspected to have an affected fetus, diagnosing an… CONTINUE READING

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