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Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
No: Some cardiac malformations are part of syndromes that can be inherited. Others are part of syndromes that occur sporadically. Still others are isolate... Read More
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Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Never: Prenatal knowledge that a baby will be born with Down syndrome will always be useful. Testing early in the pregnancy will allow parents to decide whet... Read More
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Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Salafsky
Clinical Genetics 58 years experience
Late teens: Carrier testing should only be done in persons who can give intelligent informed consent. Young children should not be tested. Older teens who can gi... Read More
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