Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS)?

Updated: Jan 27, 2021
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Answer

Medical geneticists and/or metabolic-disease specialists should be consulted.

Depending on the extent of congenital malformations, the following consultations are often needed:

  • Pediatric gastroenterologist

  • Pediatric surgeon

  • Ophthalmologist

  • Cardiologist

  • Developmental/behavioral pediatrician

  • Occupational therapist

  • Physical therapist

  • Speech/language pathologist

  • Audiologist

  • Child psychologist and/or psychiatrist

  • Pediatric otorhinolaryngologists

  • Facial and plastic reconstructive surgeon

  • Pediatric urologist


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