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Genetic Diseases

Genetic disorders are caused by a mutation in one or more genes. These are passed down through your family, but can also be triggered by environmental factors.

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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.
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Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of pigmented villonodular synovitis. Symptoms of this rare joint disease include joint pain, swelling, stiffness, and instability.
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