A dysmorphology database of multiple malformations, metabolic, teratogenic, chromosomal and skeletal syndromes and their images - for learning and diagnosis
POSSUM AT ACMG 2013
Thank you to everyone that visited our booth at ACMG in Phoenix. It was great to catch up with old friends and receive your support, meet new users, and hear some feedback for future improvements.
POSSUM will be at ESHG annual meeting in Paris in June. Do drop by Booth 630.
If you haven't tried our new updated POSSUMweb, ask about the 21 day free trial! Just contact Dr Cathie Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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