A 41-year-old member asked:
What type of genetic disorder is Alzheimer's disease?
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Dr. Ladislav Volicer answered
61 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Rare: In rare families, there is an abnormal gene that is transmitted to children and there is 50% probability that the children will eventually develop alzheimer's disease. However, it is usually in families where several members develop alzheimer's disease in early age.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
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