Polygenic disorders: Related Conditions and Diseases

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  • Sickle Cell Disease: Sickle cell disease is a genetic blood disorder where the red blood cell are misshapen. The disease is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder. The main effect is anemia due to ...

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  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that results in serious diseases of the lungs and of the digestive system due to pancreas dysfunction. It is an autosomal recessive genetic ...

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  • Mutagenesis: Mutagenesis is the generation (genesis) of mutations in the genetic material of cells. This often results in cancer, which is called carcinogenesis. A number of substances including some prescription drugs ...

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  • Heart Disease: Heart Disease, also called Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), refers to any condition of the heart or its major blood vessels. There are literally hundreds of possible heart disorders. One of the ...

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  • Diabetes: Diabetes is a metabolic disease where the body loses the ability to properly process sugars (glucose). The full medical name is “Diabetes Mellitus”. Diabetes is very common, affecting about 4 ...

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