All articles in Genetic Diseases
This article will review the symptoms, causes, management, and prognosis of chronic granulomatous disease. The most common symptoms are recurrent respiratory and skin infections that are often severe, although infection anywhere in the body is possible.
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a genetic disease that usually affects males. The brain disorder destroys the nerve cells that allow us to think and to control our muscles.
Malignant hyperthermia is a genetic condition that results in a severe reaction to anesthesia. Symptoms include muscle rigidity and high body temperature.
Alport syndrome is a rare condition that is caused by a mutation in one of the genes responsible for collagen production. Follow-up with a doctor can help reduce damage to various organs affected.