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angelman syndrome dominant or recessive

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither: Angelman's syndrome doesn't follow simple mendelian genetics. Rather, it's due to de novo single genetic mutations, translocational errors, chromosom ... Read More
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Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Recessive: Autosomal recessive.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Angelman syndrome: The answer is neither- most cases are not inherited at all. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/angelman-syndrome
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Angelman syndrome: It is a Neuro-genetic disorder resulting from abnormality of genes on Chromosome 15 .
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetic disorder: Related to a deletion(missing genetic material) from chromosome 15. These children tend to have significant intellectual disability, small heads(micr ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Because..: Most likely due to physical features and some developmental issues.These kids often have some delays.It is a genetic condition due to a defect in the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience Neurology
Angelman: The answer can be found here: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/angelman/angelman.Htm.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
Happy Puppet Syndrom: As is a genetic disorder, a chromosome 15 deletion, characterized by intellectual and developmental delay, sleep disorder, seizures, jerky movements, ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Angelman syndrome: Individuals with angelman syndrome have a characteristic facial appearance with microbrachycephaly, maxillary hypoplasia, deep-set eyes, and large mou ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Angelman syndrome: Angelman syndrome is a genetic cause of developmental delay and neurological problems. Affected kids have"flat heads, jerky movements, protruding ton ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Variable: Angelman patients lack a good copy of the gene UBE3A from their mothers. This may be the result of uniparental disomy (both chromosome 15's from Dad) ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Early on: Seizures & microcephaly ( small head), developmental delays may present first, characteristic facial features ( e.g., pointed chin) are seen. Later, a ... Read More

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