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fanconi anemia dna mutation

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Inherited: Fanconi anemia (fa) is the most common form of inherited aplastic anemia . It is an autosomal recessive or x-linked disorder that occurs in all races ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very serious: This is a family of autosomal recessive genetic disorders involving defective DNA repair. The diagnosis can only be made by a subspecialty genetics la ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Mostly autosomal: There are several genes involved in fanconi anemia. Any disruption of one of these genes can result in fanconi anemia. Most of the genes are not on ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Dumalaog
28 years experience Pediatrics
Previous meals: Look at your child's previous meals, it might just be that. Usually your bgger concern would be black streaks or red streaks in the stool. Green color ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Sickle cell anemia is due to a genetic mutation in the dna that encodes for the hemoglobin molecule. Thus, it is hereditary.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Chromosome No. 11: Point mutation at beta-globin gene located at chromosome no. 11 results in production of defective hemoglobin, sickle hemoglobin.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Inherited: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited, non-sex linked genetic mutation ( actually several mutations) that leads to the formation of an abnormal hemoglobi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
11: The beta globin gene is mutated in sickle cell anemia; it is located on chromosome 11.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Genetic mutations are by definition inherited.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Autosomal recessive: It is recessive, meaning a person has to inherit a gene for ss from each parent to be affected, but it is not sex linked.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Gene Mutation: This is a mutation in one of the genes that help to process iron absorption. The mutation, if present in 2 copies, can cause too much iron to be abso ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The recessive sickle gene is carried silently in a percentage of the population.When two carriers produce offspring their is 25% risk with each concep ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Replication error: Most changes in dna come from errors in the duplication of the dna. But changes can occur in the structure from radiation and some chemicals especial ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Factor 7 mutation is very rare and causes increased risk of bleeding (not being able to clot). Factor 5 deficiency is the most common form of thrombop ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Both hemophilia a and b are due to mutations in genes on the x chromosome.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Blood test: Every newborn baby undergoes "newborn screening" test before they are released from hospital. Most of abnormal hemoglobins, e.g. Hemoglobin s in sick ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
If you mean....: Is the beta globin gene transmitted on a sex chromosome (either x or y), the answer is no. The beta globin locus is autosomal, and classical sickle c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: It can be due to an underlying autoimmune disorder, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. In this case, the underlying autoimmune disorder may be he ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Usually does not: Generally, women with sickle cell trait are not at increased risk for problems, however, they may experience frequent urinary tract infections. It is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
No: There is no relationship between any form of thalasemia and leukemia.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
I Don't Think So: I'm guessing a bit as to what you mean by your question. Sickle cell anemia is caused by a gene mutation on both copies of the beta globin gene. In th ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No.: Hairy cell leukemia is a relatively rare type of blood cancer that arises from lymphocytes. It is extremely responsive to treatment. Altough probabl ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
More than one: There are at least 4 different type of genes involved in hemochromatosis mutations. See this site for more info. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/her ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Tumor: Monoclonal proliferation of lymphoid cells is usually an indication of tumor of the lymphoid tissue.

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