Thanatophoric Dysplasia Treatment & Management
- Author: Germaine L Defendi, MD, MS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD more...
Inpatient care is necessary for newborns with thanatophoric dysplasia.
- If intubation is performed to treat respiratory distress, admission to a neonatal intensive unit is required.
- If treatment intervention is deferred, palliative care is essential to keep the infant warm, comfortable, and nourished.
See the list below:
- Pediatric pulmonologist
- Pediatric neurologist
- Geneticist and genetic counselor
- Social work and psychological support services
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