Noonan Syndrome (cont.)
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- What is Noonan syndrome and what are the signs and symptoms of this condition?
- How common is Noonan syndrome?
- What genes are related to Noonan syndrome?
- How do people inherit Noonan syndrome?
- Where can I find information about treatment for Noonan syndrome?
- What other names do people use for Noonan syndrome?
How do people inherit Noonan syndrome?
This condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder.
In some cases, an affected person inherits the mutation from one affected parent. Other cases may result from new mutations in the gene. These cases occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family.
Where can I find information about treatment for Noonan syndrome?
These resources address the management of Noonan syndrome and may include treatment providers.
What other names do people use for Noonan syndrome?
- familial Turner syndrome
- Female Pseudo-Turner Syndrome
- Male Turner Syndrome
- Noonan-Ehmke syndrome
- pseudo-Ullrich-Turner syndrome
- Turner-like syndrome
- Turner's phenotype, karyotype normal
- Turner syndrome in female with
- Ullrich-Noonan syndrome
SOURCE: Genetics Home Reference, National Institutes of health
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2008
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