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Dr. Kamer Tezcan

Clinical Genetics
Ehrenberg, AZ
34 years experience

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Clinical Genetics

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English

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamer Tezcan
Clinical Genetics 34 years experience
15 years after onset: The life expectancy of huntington disease depends on the severity of the disease. The onset on symptoms that leads to diagnosis is usualy 30-50y of age, and life expectancy after the onset of symptoms is about 15 years.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamer Tezcan
Clinical Genetics 34 years experience
May be prolonged: The normal bleeding time is 2-6 minutes . In hemophilia this may be prolonged , depends on severity of the condition. Bleeding time test which is somewhat cumbersome is no longer commonly used to diagnose or follow patients with hemophilia. Other blood tests that are helpful are PTT (partial thromboplastin time) , factor viii levels, and dna testing
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamer Tezcan
Clinical Genetics 34 years experience
Conceive younger age: As females get older the likelihood they will have a child with trisomies , such as Down syndrome increases. So, the younger the egg cells the lower the risk for down syndrome. There are tests that can be done during early pregnancy that would detect if fetus has down syndrome, and some couples choose to terminate pregnancy.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tezcan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tezcan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Graduated 1987MD
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