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Brachydactyly type B

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How is brachydactyly type B inherited?

Brachydactyly type B is caused by mutations in the ROR2 gene. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. Individuals with brachydactyly type B have a 50% chance of passing on this condition to their children.[1]
Last updated: 6/6/2011

  1. Brachydactyly type B. Orphanet. May 2008; Accessed 6/6/2011.