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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
For various organs: Affected by tsc. Brain ct or MRI for brain tumors, eeg for fevers. Kidney ultrasound or ct to check for kidney tumors & cysts & to monitor. Cardiac us ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Most siblings clear: Most cases of tsc are due to a new gene mutation.Tsc is usually manifest or cleared by age-6-months.Appears to be an autosomal dominant, thus 50% of o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on "tubers": Typical acne-form facial skin rash with butterfly distribution. Developmental delay from mild to severe. Headaches and seizures. Kidney/flank pain & h ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
TSC: In medicine, could be tuberous sclerosis complex, or thiazide sensitive carrier, or trans sodium crocetinate (an oxygen diffusion-enhancing compound).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Celiac disease tends to be found in families but it's inheritance pattern is not fully understood.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Both parents: Autosomal recessive inheritance means that you have to inherit the gene from both parents. Some examples: cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Need More Info: Which "ts" are you referring to? Tuberous sclerosis, tourette's syndrome, turner syndrome, torkelson syndrome, tay-sachs disease, torch syndrome, and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Lambert
21 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
basically yes: The mutation that causes sickle cell disease is a recessive mutation in that you need two copies of the changed gene to have the disease (or one copy ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: With a dominant gene trait, the child only needs to receive one copy of the abnormal gene. So, they have a 50% chance of getting the gene. With a rece ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sort of: Animals that are "bred" have pedigrees -- whether the term "family history" is more appropriate for people is one question. You'll see these all the t ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Or new mutations: Mendel's laws. For example, many cases of achondroplasia, which an autosomal dominant disease, happen in children of unaffected parents as a result of ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: The histocompatibility antigen system is totally different and has nothing to do with being either dominant or recessive.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Genetic: Von hippel–lindau disease is a genetic condition caused by a mutation of the “von hippel-lindau tumor suppressor” gene on chromosome 3 .It is autosoma ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience in Dermatology
Numerous genes: There are multiple genes found as the cause of lupus. One is a mutation in the trex1 gene. Other genes include: blk, itgam, pxk, kiaa1542, rs10798269 ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keira Barr
21 years experience in Dermatology
Different conditions: These conditions can present with lightening or "hypopigmentation" of the skin but they have different causes. Pityriasis alba is form of eczema and v ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Neither: Leukemia has a variety of factors of influence;however,it is not inherited as a simple autosomal recessive or dominant trait.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Chromosome 20: The syndrome results from microdeletion of the 20p12 gene corresponding to jag1 gene and is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hemachromatosis: Autosomal recessive.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No specific link: The congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome is considered sporadic in its occurrence.A few available studies of biopsy material have found abnormalities ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience in Palliative Care
It is a genetic synd: It is a genetic syndrome. There's a bout a 3% chance the child will pass it on and less than a 1% chance it would occur in a sibling of this child of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gene mutations: Truthfully, the human genome project has revealed that mutations are common. Deletions exist. The impact is not fully understood. But is real.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Abn. cell division: Most cases of Down syndrome are not inherited. When the condition is caused by trisomy 21, the chromosomal abnormality occurs as a random event during ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is a mutation in the fbn1 gene on chromosome 15. This gene is responsible for providing the instructions for making a protien called fibrillin ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jen Jen Chen
12 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
CFTR: Cystic fibrosis is caused by a mutation of the cftr gene, or cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator, on chromosome 7. Cftr works as a chloride ion c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Tuberous sclerosis: Affects many organ systems, primarily brain, kidneys and skin, also can affect heart, eyes & lungs. Treatment is largely conservative & be tailored to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott McLean
34 years experience in Clinical Genetics
Perhaps: Tuberous sclerosis complex (tsc) is an autosomal dominant condition. A parent with tsc has a 50-50 chance of passing her tsc mutation to each child. S ... Read More

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