Disease Category: Genetic-chromosomal


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Genetic-chromosomal: Genetic diseases affecting entire chromosomes
Introduction: A chromosome disorder is a disease where all or most of a chromosome is affected. A chromosome is a large sequence of DNA containing thousands of genes. Normal humans have a 46 chromosomes, consisting of 23 pairs. Chromosomes 1..22 are called autosomes, and the last pair consists of X chromosome and Y chromosome conditions (normal men are XY and women are XX in the last pair).

Disease group: Chromosome conditions
Condition count: 23
Class subtypes: genetic-sex-chromosome (4), genetic-chromosomal-autosomal (6), genetic-chromosomal-trisomy (4)
Class types: Genetic (132)
Classes: classes list

A

  • Angelman syndrome
  • Autosomal chromosome conditions

    C

  • Chromosome conditions
  • Chromosome deletion syndromes
  • Cri-du-chat syndrome

    D

  • DiGeorge's syndrome
  • Down Syndrome

    E

  • Edwards Syndrome

    I

  • Imprinted chromosome conditions

    J

  • Jacobs syndrome

    K

  • Klinefelter syndrome

    P

  • Patau syndrome
  • Prader-Willi syndrome

    T

  • Triple-X syndrome
  • Trisomy 22
  • Trisomy conditions
  • Turner Syndrome

    V

  • Velocardiofacial syndrome


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