Accurate assessment of all newborns is essential for identifying those who will need more thorough examination, medical or support services, or family counseling. External assessment of dysmorphic features offers clues to the presence of internal anomalies. This article describes a systematic approach to the assessment of dysmorphic features in the newborn.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Critical Care
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine