Genetics Resources on the Internet

Specific Genetic Conditions


Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
Alzheimer’s Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – Lou Gehrig’s disease

Birth Defects

Cardiovascular Disorders: No specific link
Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome (CMT)
Chromosome Abnormalities

Cleft lip/Cleft palate
Clotting disorders
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Congenital Bilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens (CBAVD)

Consanguinity (couples who are first cousins or blood relatives): No specific link.
Cystic fibrosis

Down syndrome
Ectodermal Dysplasia
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)
Eye disorders
Fragile X syndrome

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
Huntington disease (HD)

Intellecutal and Developmental Abilities

Kidney disorders
Klinefelter syndrome
Long QT Syndrome

Manic-depressive illness
Marfan syndrome
Mitochondrial disorders
Muscular Dystrophy
Neurological disorders: No specific link

Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Polycystic kidney disease
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE

Short Stature
Skeletal disorders: No specific link
Spina bifida
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Stickler syndrome

Tuberous sclerosis
Turner syndrome
von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL)
von Willebrand disease

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