Introduction to Medical Inheritance: Patterns in Families - BM5 RCR1

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1. Which of the following is an example of an X-linked disease?

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Neurofibromatosis (type I)
  • Haemophilia B
  • Neurofibromatosis (type II)
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2. Which of the following is an example of an autosomal recessive disease?

  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease
  • Usher Syndrome
  • Malignant Hyperpyrexia
  • Haemophilia A

3. Which of the following is an example of an X-linked disease?

  • Phenylketonuria
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Cystic fibrosis

4. Which of the following is an example of an autosomal recessive disease?

  • Kallmann Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

5. Approximately how many recessive genetic diseases does the average person carry an allele for?

  • 10-20
  • 20-30
  • 5-10
  • 1-5

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