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what is the inheritance pattern of fabry disease?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
X linked recessive: Fabry disease is an x-linked recessive lysosomal storage disease.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Fairy inheritance: The inheritance is x-linked recessive. This means it is transmitted from carrier moms to male offspring who express the disease.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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