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Can edwards syndrome be inherited?

Can edwards syndrome be inherited?

Edwards syndrome: Edwards syndrome is better known as trisomy 18. It is caused by imperfect division of the chromosomes with an extra chromosome ending up in the embryo. That process can happen to anyone. ...Read more

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Turner Syndrome (Definition)

A chromosomal disorder in which a girl is born with only one X chromosome instead of two, causing a variety of ...Read more


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Can kallmann syndrome be genetically tested?

Can kallmann syndrome be genetically tested?

Yes: Genetic screening can be carried out, especially for the kal-1 mutation, but in light of the uncertain genetic origin of the majority of kallmann syndrome, a negative result will not rule out a possible diagnosis. So a genetic test can confirm the diagnosis but it cannot exclude the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can tourette's syndrome always be genetic?

Can tourette's syndrome always be genetic?

Possibly: Tourette's almost always has a genetic predisposition, but there are also environmental factors that affect the condition. In addition, certain types of brain injury can mimic this condition. ...Read more

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Is edwards syndrome dominant or recessive , can it be inherited?

Is edwards syndrome dominant or recessive , can it be inherited?

Neither: It is a trisomy like the more common down syndrome.It can be inherited if a parent was a genetic abnormality. It could be a spontaneous aberration. Genetic testing of both parents should be considered. ...Read more

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Can you explain mosaic turner syndrome?

Can you explain mosaic turner syndrome?

Timing of error: At conception , the embryo begin duplicating the chromosomes (chms) donated by egg & sperm to form the 23 chromosome pairs. If one x chm didn't make it , you will only have a turner pattern (45 chms xo) . If a normal xx pattern starts but an x is lost after several divisions the mosaic is created by having one normal 46xx & another 45xo cell lines replicating throughput the body. ...Read more

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Couldedwards syndrome be inherited like a trait?

Trisomy 18: Trisomy 18 is a genetic disorder in which a person has a third copy of material from chromosome 18, instead of the usual two copies. ...Read more

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Can asperger's syndrome be due to your hereditary?

Can asperger's syndrome be due to your hereditary?

One view of asperger: syndrome is that it is a metabolic disorder. Great Plains lab in Kansas USA specializes in tests and treatments for this. You can find support groups and information on their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is XXY klinefelter's syndrome related at all to marfan's syndrome?

Is XXY klinefelter's syndrome related at all to marfan's syndrome?

No: The two syndromes have some similar features, but they are different syndromes that are unrelated. Klinefelter syndrome is caused by ahaving at least one extra x chromosome in a person who has a y chromosome (normal male=46 xy, klinefelter=47xxy). Typical marfan syndrome is caused by a mutation in fbn1, coding for fibrillin-1. ...Read more

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What chromosome is affected by Marfan syndrome?

Chromosome 15: Marfan syndrome is caused by a mutation in the fbn1 gene on chromosome 15. The "address" for this gene is 15q21.1. This gene codes for a protein called fibrillin-1. Inheritance is autosomal dominant. ...Read more

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Can pickwickian syndrome be cured?

Can pickwickian syndrome be cured?

Yes: Weight loss should take care of the syndrome. ...Read more

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Can males get turner's syndrome?

Can males get turner's syndrome?

No: The simple answer is no. In the past, many males exhibited physical findings that closely resembled females with ts. This condition is now called noonan syndrome, described by dr.Noonan, a pediatric cardiologist. Btw, ns can affect males and females. ...Read more

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Can aspergers be inherited from a parent with tourette syndrome?

Can aspergers be inherited from a parent with tourette syndrome?

Tourette & Aspergers: Due to the elusive genomic of both conditions, a concrete inheritance relationship has yet to be established. There is some evidence favoring a genetic link between tourette syndrome and autism. Since asperger falls in the autism spectrum, a link is suggested. Genetic counseling can help one to gain a better understanding of these conditions. ...Read more

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Is WPW related to Marfan syndrome?

Is WPW related to Marfan syndrome?

Yes: There is a higher incidence of WPW in marfan's syndrome than in the general population. ...Read more

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Could hypermobility syndrome be cured?

Could hypermobility syndrome be cured?

No: No it can not be cured, however they are things that can be done to help with it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can the chromosomal conditions , trisomy x, xyy syndrome and turner syndrome differ?

Can you tell me how can the chromosomal conditions , trisomy x, xyy syndrome and turner syndrome differ?

Good online sites: Xxx and xyy have relatively little impact on those who have them and are usually incidental findings -- this is actually true despite the hoopla over xyy. I have three physician colleagues who have turner's xo and do fine. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ is really good (thanks uncle sam). ...Read more

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Can munchausen syndrome be treated?

Can munchausen syndrome be treated?

Yes, but difficult : People diagnosed with munchausen syndrome relish is assuming the 'sick role, ' so often reject treatment. In the rare cases that the person becomes amenable to treatment, psychotherapy is the treatment of choice, with the goal of understanding the underpinnings of this desire to play the sick role (often the only means the person has found to ask for and receive nurturance). ...Read more

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Is turner syndrome inherited from the mom or the dad?

Is turner syndrome inherited from the mom or the dad?

Turner Syndrome: Turner syndrome occurs when there is one x chromosome missing.Boys get y chromosome from the fatther and x from mother, girls get x from the father and x from the mother.In turner syndrome there is complete absence of one x chromosome, it can be because of error in fathers sperm, or an error in mothers egg.So it can be from fathers sperm or mother egg, resulting in all cells in body with only one x ch. ...Read more

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What's turner syndrome?

45 X/0 Pattern: At conception, one half of a set of 46 (23pairs) chromosomes (cms) is brought from egg & sperm.If the combination is missing one x of the sex cms, a female is born with 45 instead of 46 cms, to reflect the loss.The lost cms can effect every cell in the body, resulting in a variety of heart, kidney, brain or other problems. It also may cause no specific problem & not be noticed until lat childhood. ...Read more