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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the most common types of genetic diseases?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It depends on what: You call genetic. Almost all diseases are a combination of genes and environment. Consult the following site of a list of common single gene defects.http://archive.blisstree.com/feel/ten-most-common-inherited-genetic-diseases/.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can lymphangioleiomyomatosis be a type of genetic disease?

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Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 49 years experience
YES: It is a genetic disorder assosciated with multiple pneumothorax and obstructive lung disease.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
This is correct. It may run with tuberous sclerosis or be inherited at one of the TS loci.
Dec 21, 2013
A 41-year-old member asked:

Are genetic diseases actually pretty common?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Different kinds: There is a plethora of genetic disease in the general population. Some extremely rare, others seen rather commonly. Some severe, others hardly noticeable.

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