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Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2018.

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GeneReviews® chapters are owned by the University of Washington, Seattle, © 1993-2018. 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.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1116/) and copyright (© 1993-2018 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 this copyright notice and the GeneReviews Usage Disclaimer. No further modifications are allowed.

For clarity, excerpts of GeneReviews chapters for use in laboratory reports and clinic notes are a permitted use. For questions regarding permissions or to enquire whether a specified use is allowed, contact: ude.notgnihsaw.u@tssamda.

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Intended Audience

GeneReviews chapters are focused on the information needs of genetics professionals and assume familiarity with the genetic mechanisms of disease causation and genetic counseling principles. Other health care providers using GeneReviews chapters are encouraged to consult a genetics clinic with their questions about the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of their patients. Consumers are encouraged to speak with a health care provider or a genetics clinic for questions regarding availability and appropriateness of genetic testing.

Limitations of Content

The information in GeneReviews does not cover all diseases or situations in which genetic testing or genetic counseling may be appropriate. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical disorder.

Limitation of Liability

GeneReviews, the University of Washington, affiliates, and sponsors are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages arising out of or relating in any way to the content or information contained within the chapters. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the GeneReviews chapters is to stop using them.

This Agreement and your use of GeneReviews chapters is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, exclusive of its choice of Law rules. By accessing and using GeneReviews, you agree to submit to the state and federal courts in King County of Washington State for all disputes of any kind, and you waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. If any of the provisions of this Agreement are held to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

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Copyright © 1993-2018, 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 (© 1993-2018 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.

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