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 ESHG Glasgow

Drop by the QIAGEN Bioinformatics booth (#244) and have a chat with POSSUMweb curator Dr. Catherine Rose during the following times:
Saturday, June 6 - 12 noon to 2 pm; Sunday, June 7 - 11 am to 1 pm; Monday, June 8 - 10 am to 12 pm
This is the perfect opportunity for not only new users to learn how to use POSSUMweb, but also for current users looking for tips on how to get the most value from the solution.

ASHG 2015 meeting in Baltimore Oct 6-10.
Dr Cathie Rose is attending the meeting and more information will be available closer to the date.

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