Birth Defects

Cytogenetics Gallery
This site provides microscopic images of chromosomes and how chromosomal abnormalities are identified. From the Department of Pathology, University of Washington.
Genetics and Rare Conditions Site, Medical Genetics, University of Kansas Medical Center
(University of Kansas Medical Center)
Genitourinary Development
This tutorial correlates embryology with congenital anomalies. It includes illustrations and some movies.
International Birth Defects Information Systems
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
This site from the CDC provides a variety of resources relating to descriptions of birth defects and research into the causes of birth defects. There are materials for professionals and the general public.
NORD: National Organization for Rare Disorders
(National Organization for Rare Disorders)
This web site provides a database of abstracts describing rare disorders. More extensive reports and articles can be ordered online for a fee. Also provides news, a database of organizations and and orphan drug list.
OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man)
OMIM is a database of human genes and genetic disorders which contains textual information, pictures, reference information, and links to related resources.
This site provides information about rare diseases and orphan drugs.