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Dysmorphology

  • By: John M. Quinn V.M.P.H.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Dysmorphology is the study of abnormal form in the human body. This relates to anatomy of patients who may have genetic and congenital birth defects. The pediatrician, endocrinologist, embryologist, and clinical geneticist, Dr. David Smith, first began this area of interdisciplinary ...

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