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Noonan syndrome 1


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  • My partner has a daughter from a previous relationship with typical features of Noonan syndrome . She was tested and was found to be a carrier of a mutation on the PTPN11 gene. My partner has also been tested and he has the same PTPN11 gene mutation. My partner is absolutely normal and he has no obvious features of any genetic abnormalities or disorders. He is of normal intelligence, graduated from the University and works as an engineer. I am now pregnant. What is the risk my current pregnancy will have Noonan syndrome and show symptoms of Noonan syndrome? Click here for answer

  • Has there been any genetic link found between Noonan syndrome and cherubism? I have both, and no family history of either condition. My front teeth feel like they are being compressed and it is very painful, but nothing I read about cherubism mentions pain; is there information anywhere about this? Are there any good resources, or is there any research, that you could direct me to for more information? Click here for answer

  • Are males with Noonan syndrome able to father children? What is the risk to offspring of affected individuals? Click here for answer

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