Other Names for this Disease
- Diaphyseal dysplasia 1, progressive
- Engelmann disease
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Camurati-Engelmann disease is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. In some cases, an affected person inherits the mutation from one affected parent. Other cases may result from new mutations in the gene. These cases occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family.
Last updated: 8/1/2013
- Camurati-Engelmann disease. Genetics Home Reference. April 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=camuratiengelmanndisease. Accessed 4/17/2008.