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Genetic Counselling - Estimation of Risks X-Linked Recessive


Estimation of Risks of Genetic Counselling

X - LINKED RECESSIVE

The Transmission in this type of inheritance is linked to the X or Sex chromosomes.

case #1

Leprosy

case #2

Leprosy

case #3

Leprosy

Example

X - LINKED Lesch - Nyhan Syndrome.

Features

Males more commonly affected than females

Father to son transmission it is Not possible

Females - more likely to remain carriers and can transmit affected trait to 50% of her sons

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