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Referral Indications

Even though our program is part of the Department of Pediatrics, the Genomic Medicine Clinics see individuals of all ages (newborns, children and adults) for a variety of indications. If you are unsure if you/your child should be referred to our clinic, please call our office at 916-703-0300 to speak with a genetic counselor.

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  • One or more birth defects
  • Abnormal newborn screening test
  • Failure to thrive (poor weight gain for height)
  • Developmental delay/intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Dysmorphic facial features
  • Genetic disorder or chromosomal abnormality
  • Early onset hearing loss
  • Early onset vision loss
  • Tall or short stature not present in other family members
  • Hemihypertrophy (one side of body or body part smaller/larger than the other)
  • Abnormal sexual maturation or delayed puberty
  • Multiple café au lait macules or other skin hyper/hypopigmentations (dark/light spots), lesions, lipomas, etc.
  • Suspected connective tissue disorders
  • Progressive neurologic conditions
  • Progressive muscle weakness
  • Clotting abnormalities
  • Family history of genetic disorder or chromosomal abnormality
  • Cardiovascular disorders such as cardiomyopathy or arrhythmia; personal or family history
  • Close relative with unexplained sudden death at a young age

ACMG publication about referral indications

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The goal of the Genomic Medicine Division at UC Davis is to help improve the quality of life for individuals, both children and adults, and family members of individuals with genetic disorders through clinical care, research, and education.

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Genomic Medicine Clinic

2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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