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Birth Defects - Genetic

Medindia’s support group on genetic birth defects discusses the transmission and management of several birth abnormalities passed on through the parents’ genes, including Down syndrome, Achondroplasia, Hemophilia and Cystic fibrosis.

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Birth Defects - Genetic

Greek: a-'lack of' , chondros -'cartilage' , plasia ,- 'molding'Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder which is a leading causes of dwarfism. In this autosomal dominant condition, a single missense mutation in one of the two Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor gene 3 (FGFR3)...Read More

Posted on : Saturday, June 26, 2010 12:00 AM
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We found no mention of the G380R mutation factor in FGFR3 and other related conditions i.e. spinal stenosis, Kartagener`s Syndrome. Paschar
Replied on Monday, February 15, 2010 12:00 AM

CrystalDivine
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Women can have Hemophilia as well as men. It is very rare but, It is possible.
Replied on Saturday, June 26, 2010 12:00 AM
The Content/ remarks were helpful. From http://www.hyderabadonnet.com
Replied on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 3:35 AM

mani-
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MY SON IS DOWNSYNDROME BABY. HE IS 2 YEARS OLD.F\HE IS ENT, EYES ,HEART CHECK UP IS NORMAL. HE IS SLOW THE WALK and SPEECH. ALL ACTIVITIES 6 MONTH SLOW FURTHER INFORMATION PLZ. DONT IDEA FOR DOWNSYNDROME
Replied on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 2:49 AM
Hi Mani, birth defects can be eradicated through proper care & treatment. I think you should consult an expert physician and get the right help for your son. Hopefully he will be fine soon. God Bless!!
Replied on Thursday, August 1, 2013 3:18 PM
 


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