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Genetic Disorders

Medical Conditions

The biological information passed from parent to child is carried on parts of the cell called genes. Genetic disorders are illnesses that are carried on the genes. A child can be born with a genetic disorder.

Some topics included within genetic disorders are:

  • Angelman's Syndrome
  • chromosomes
  • consanguinity
  • deletion
  • duplication
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • gene therapy
  • genetic counseling
  • Huntington's Disease
  • metabolic disorders
  • monosomy
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • syndromes
  • trisomy
  • XYY Syndrome
  • 47 XXY Syndrome

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