Craniometaphyseal dysplasia, autosomal dominant
Other Names for this Disease
- Craniometaphyseal dysplasia Jackson type
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Autosomal dominant craniometaphyseal dysplasia is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one altered copy of the ANKH gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. Individuals with autosomal dominant craniometaphyseal dysplasia typically have one parent who also has the condition. Less often, cases result from new mutations in the gene and occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family.
Last updated: 8/24/2010
- Craniometaphyseal dysplasia. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2009; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/craniometaphyseal-dysplasia. Accessed 8/24/2010.