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A 33-year-old male asked:

Does a father with choroid plexus cysts have an increased chance of fathering a child with genetic challenges?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Genetic mutations : With choroid plexus cysts have other physical manifestations as well, according to the data base i reviewed. If you are concerned, ask your wife's ob/gyn for pre-pregnancy counselling by a prenatal genetic counselor to review your family history &your medical history. A chromosomal microarray ordered from lineagen at (801) 931-6224 can be done with a buccal swab kit that they send to the doctor.

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Last updated May 6, 2014

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