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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Holoprosencephaly


Other Names for this Disease
  • HPE
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  • My mother's brother had holoprosencephaly, as do 3 of his children, 8 of his grandchildren, and now 1 great grandchild. My mother shows no sign of it and it hasn't appeared in her children or grandchildren. But could she still be a carrier of the disorder? If my uncle got it from his mother then does it mean my mother must have it too? Or could it have missed her? Click here for answer

  • What is the life expectancy for a baby with semi-lobar holoprosencephaly? What are the most common defects? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • HPE
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.