Autosomal disease

Autosomal disease

A disease caused by a gene located on a chromosome other than a sex chromosome (autosomal chromosome).
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Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type I (PGA I) is a monogenic autosomal disease with a recessive inheritance pattern.
As in the case of every autosomal disease, there is a 25 per cent chance for the child of thalassemia carrier parents to become affected.
Hemophilia X-linked Inability to produce clotting factor Huntington's Autosomal Central nervous system disorder disease dominant Marfan syndrome Autosomal Disease of connective tissue.

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