Defectos genéticos recesivos ligados al X - Cómo se ven afectados los niños

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Defectos genéticos recesivos ligados al X - Cómo se ven afectados los niños

Existen varios trastornos genéticos recesivos asociados al cromosoma X, tales como la hemofilia y la distrofia muscular. éstos se heredan a través de un defecto genético en el cromosoma X. La mujer tiene dos cromosomas X, uno heredado de su madre y otro del padre. El hombre posee un cromosoma X procedente de su madre y un cromosoma Y heredado del padre. Si un niño recibe el cromosoma X de su madre, la herencia de la anomalía relacionada con esa copia del cromosoma X será la causa del defecto.

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  • Last Reviewed on 02/01/2012
  • Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Benjamin Seckler, MD, Diagnostic Radiologist, Poughkeepsie, NY, and President of Charley's Fund; and Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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