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What increases my risk for mucolipidoses?

Diseases like mucolipidoses are the result of mutations in genes. If both parents are carriers of the gene mutation, there is a chance that their child will get the disease. Those who carry the gene for mucolipidoses exhibit no symptoms themselves. Genetic counseling about disease inheritance and testing options is available for individuals at an increased risk to have an affected baby.


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