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Adam MP, Feldman J, Mirzaa GM, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2024.

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GeneReviews — Review Processes

Initial Posting: ; Last Revision: October 22, 2020.

Peer Review

Consistent with the process used by scholarly journals, each new GeneReview is reviewed by two to four experts on the disorder who check the entry for accuracy, completeness, and clinical relevance. Reviewers are anonymous to authors.


Every four to five years, GeneReview chapter author(s) and GeneReviews editorial staff undertake a comprehensive review of chapter content and format to ensure its currency and continuing clinical relevance to diagnosis, patient care, and genetic counseling.


Time-critical revisions to a GeneReview are initiated by the editorial staff or the author(s) whenever a clinically significant development (e.g., identification of a gene, advances in treatment) needs to be published.

Copyright © 1993-2024, University of Washington, Seattle. GeneReviews is a registered trademark of the University of Washington, Seattle. All rights reserved.

GeneReviews® chapters are owned by the University of Washington. Permission is hereby granted to reproduce, distribute, and translate copies of content materials for noncommercial research purposes only, provided that (i) credit for source (http://www.genereviews.org/) and copyright (© 1993-2024 University of Washington) are included with each copy; (ii) a link to the original material is provided whenever the material is published elsewhere on the Web; and (iii) reproducers, distributors, and/or translators comply with the GeneReviews® Copyright Notice and Usage Disclaimer. No further modifications are allowed. For clarity, excerpts of GeneReviews chapters for use in lab reports and clinic notes are a permitted use.

For more information, see the GeneReviews® Copyright Notice and Usage Disclaimer.

For questions regarding permissions or whether a specified use is allowed, contact: ude.wu@tssamda.

Bookshelf ID: NBK138601


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