Genetic Disorders

What are the chances that you'll inherit health issues from your parents? Learn the role genetics plays in certain medical conditions and how researchers are using this information.
Family History
Autoinflammatory Diseases: Overview and More
Baby having temperature taken may have a periodic fever syndrome
Periodic Fever Syndromes: Overview and More
imperforate anus
Imperforate Anus: Overview and More
Medical exam
Turner Syndrome: Overview and More
Newborn baby
Saethre Chotzen Syndrome: Overview and More
Family At Home Encouraging Baby Daughter To Take First Steps
X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Overview and More
duodenal atresia
Duodenal Atresia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Mother with newborn baby
Goldenhar Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Little girl at the dentist
Amelogenesis Imperfecta: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Doctor-Patient
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Teacher helping elementary school student in class
Fragile X Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Inheritance
brother and sister - stock photo
Kabuki Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Baby with finger in her mouth
Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Chromosomes
Phelan-McDermid Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Smiling mother taking selfie with autistic son while sitting on sofa at home - stock photo
Morquio Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
NICU Baby with downsyndrome - stock photo
Thanatophoric Dysplasia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
DNA strand
Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis
Portrait of happy disabled businessman with laptop at desk in office - stock photo
Cleidocranial Dysplasia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Caucasian mother hugging son with Down Syndrome - stock photo
Coffin-Lowry Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Father swinging disabled son at playground - stock photo
Coffin-Siris Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Boy in a wheelchair with his mom
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA): Causes and Risk Factors
Crouzon syndrome
Crouzon Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatment
Nigerian woman with features of albinism
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Gene mutation or chromosomal deletion leads to Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome
Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
man with cane
Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
DNA Strand
MBD5 Genetic Disorders: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
African American nurse examining baby in hospital incubator
Methylmalonic Acidemia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Mother tending to her son's wounded arm
Epidermolysis Bullosa: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
MMA-HCU-newborn-screening
Methylmalonic Acidemia With Homocystinuria: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Mother and daughter laughing
MCAD: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
A blood sample being held with a row of human samples for analytical testing including blood, urine, chemistry, proteins, anticoagulants and HIV in lab
HLA Typing: Purpose, Procedure, Interpretation
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Overview
Massachussetts To Enact Mandatory Health Insurance Law
Benefits and Risks of Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell
Worried Mom
DiGeorge Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
X-ray of a child examining Klippel-Feil syndrome
Klippel-Feil Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Albinism
Oculocutaneous Albinism: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment