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How is familial adenomatous polyposis inherited?

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Dr. Golder Wilson
Clinical Genetics
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In brief: Autosomal dominant

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Autosomal dominant means that affected individuals have one normal and one abnormal gene copy, the abnormal one dominating to cause disease. An affected person has a 50% chance to pass on the abnormal gene and fap with each pregnancy.

In brief: Autosomal dominant

Enter omim in your browser and go to the database of all inherited diseases.
Autosomal dominant means that affected individuals have one normal and one abnormal gene copy, the abnormal one dominating to cause disease. An affected person has a 50% chance to pass on the abnormal gene and fap with each pregnancy.
Dr. Golder Wilson
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