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Genetic disorders and birth defects

Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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5 Answers About NF and Plexiform Neurofibromas
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations to tumor suppressing genes....

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5 Resources for NF Patients and Parents
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a rare genetic disorder that affects people of all ages. For some, sign...

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NF Glossary: Terms to Help Understand Neurofibromatosis
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disorder. There are a few different types, which can cause a ...

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What Are the Different Types of NF?
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations to tumor suppressor genes. ...

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How Do Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Health Risk Tests Work?
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.In April 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F...

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What You Need to Know About Hereditary Angioedema
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Hereditary angioedema, abbreviated as HAE, is a disorder where people experience recurring episod...

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Ask the Experts: Hereditary Angioedema Treatments
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.In this video, Darria Long Gillespie, MD, discusses the two major treatment approaches for heredi...

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Understanding the Symptoms of AADC Deficiency
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.AADC deficiency refers to “aromatic l-amino acid ...

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What is the Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the name given to a collection of rare genetic disorders that af...

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How Stress Affects Hereditary Angioedema
Find out everything you need to know about genetic disorders, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Also called HAE, hereditary angioedema is a genetic dis...
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