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Can a baby inherit fanconi anemia or is it a new mutation?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Inherited

Fanconi anemia (fa) is the most common form of inherited aplastic anemia .
It is an autosomal recessive or x-linked disorder that occurs in all races and ethnic groups. Multiple genes appear to be responsible for fa and are widely dispersed throughout the genome, including the x chromosome. Several of these genes are tumor suppressor genes.

In brief: Inherited

Fanconi anemia (fa) is the most common form of inherited aplastic anemia .
It is an autosomal recessive or x-linked disorder that occurs in all races and ethnic groups. Multiple genes appear to be responsible for fa and are widely dispersed throughout the genome, including the x chromosome. Several of these genes are tumor suppressor genes.
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