Each autosomal dominant disease has different symptoms, depending on the gene that is mutated. In some cases, people who have an autosomal dominant disease do not exhibit symptoms until adulthood. Symptoms may also be triggered by certain events, such as illness or exposure to certain environmental toxins.
Patients with Huntington's disease have abnormal body movements and a lack of coordination. Symptoms of Marfan syndrome include abnormally long arms, legs, and fingers and cardiovascular problems. Symptoms of familial adenomatous polyposis include gastrointestinal problems. Symptoms of neurofibromatosis-1 may include mental disabilities and tumors near the skin.
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