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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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31 years experience in Psychiatry
MRKH syndrome: Etiology unknown, although postulated to be both genetic & environmental. There is incomplete development of the mullerian duct which develops into th ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Vaux
26 years experience in Clinical Genetics
General answer: Genetics is a term that refers to the study of genes and their role in inheritance – the way certain traits are passed down from one generation to ano ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possibly genetic: All eye shapes and function have a genetic underpinning although eyes can be affected by infection and trauma which is not genetic. If the variations ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience in Dermatology
Genes & Environment : The ability to live long and live a quality life is related to several factors. The most important one is the inherited makeup of your genes and how r ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Occasionally: Most cases appear to be sporadic with low recurrence risk.Occasional reports document clusters of cases in different generations of the same family.Br ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Terminology?: Besides basic textbooks for primary care physicians & nurses, there are several websites. Genealliance.Org, genetest.Org, omim, nord are a few that de ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Often incomplete: A pedigree is a standard diagram of your family history, using squares for males, circles for females, joining lines for marriage and offspring. Trait ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: genetics is the science of inheritance for all living things, as well as some non-living things like viruses which use living things to replicate. I ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Likely yes.: It is very likely that there is a genetic component to this. There are issues like achondroplasia or dwarfism that are definitely genetic in origin. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Height is : primarily determined by genetics.

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