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How likely is ehlers-danlos syndrome if mom and her brother's kids and some cousins have features of it?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Very likely: It is a genetic autosomal dominant for the most part and so it is expected that you wouls have relatives woudl also have it. You chance is 1 out of 2 or 50% that you can have it.

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Last updated May 15, 2012

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