Pictures Of Standard Syndromes and Undiagnosed Malformations

A dysmorphology database of multiple malformations, metabolic, teratogenic, chromosomal and skeletal syndromes and their images - for learning and diagnosis


Explore the possibilities of POSSUMweb at the ACMG meeting in 2016
The ACMG meeting is in Tampa, Florida, March 8-12. Exhibits are open March 9-11.
POSSUM web is in booth 429 and Dr Cathie Rose will be there - so drop by to catch up, to learn how to make the most of POSSUMweb, or to share your ideas.

If you haven't tried our new updated POSSUMweb, ask about the 21 day free trial! Just click here to sign up.

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POSSUMweb is a dysmorphology database.
- a web browser software tool that can help with diagnosis of syndromes in patients
- helpful teaching tool.
Provides a flexible search facility, saves time and effort in researching and cross-referencing syndrome information.
The POSSUM database includes information on over 4000 syndromes, including multiple malformations, chromosomal abnormalities, skeletal dysplasias, metabolic disorders, linked to over 30,000 images including photos, Xrays, scans, diagrams, and histology.
Trait selection searches the database resulting in a target list of possible diagnoses.
Syndrome commentaries and images where available provide detailed information about key clinical attributes, differential diagnoses, imaging and genetics.


New features include
- POSSUMweb can be accessed from PCs and Macs, iPads and androids
- Free text searching
- Links to PubMed
- the extensive illustrated trait dictionary is now easier to access