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Disease

Description

Treatment

Sickle cell disease

Serious disorder in which the May body makes sickle-shaped medications to pain and red blood cells. complications, transfusions supplemental as well as bone transplant.

Cystic fibrosis

A autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects most critically the lungs, and also the pancreas, liver, and intestine.

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There is no cure for cystic fibrosis, but treatment can ease symptoms and reduce complications.


Hemophilia

Rare bleeding disorder in While there's no cure which the blood doesn't clot for hemophilia, most people with the disease normally. can lead fairly normal lives.

Muscular dystrophy

Are a group of more than 30 genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement.

Tay-sachs disease

Rare inherited disorder that There is no cure for progressively destroys nerve Tay-Sachs disease. cells (neurons) in the brain and spinal cord.

Treatment may include physical therapy, respiratory therapy, speech therapy, orthopedic appliances used for support, and corrective orthopedic surgery.


Phenylketonuria Genetic disorder in which the Strict diet with very body can't process part of a limited intake of protein called phenylalanine. phenylalanine, which is mostly found in foods containing protein.

Turner syndrome

Medical disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 girls. Girls with Turner syndrome are usually short in height.

Growth hormone therapy is recommended for most girls with Turner syndrome. estrogen and related hormone therapy in order to begin puberty and achieve adult sexual development.

Angelman syndrome

complex genetic disorder that primarily affects the nervous system. Characteristic features of this condition include delayed development, intellectual disability, severe speech impairment, and problems with movement and balance.

Because there isn't a way to repair chromosome defects, there's no cure for Angelman syndrome.

Usher syndrome

Type of autosomal recessive While hearing loss can


disease which is a result of a be compensated for with hearing aids and faulty gene. cochlea implants, it has not proven possible to develop a treatment for the associated sight loss to date. Hereditary Fructose Intolerance

Another disorder where the individual lacks the enzyme, aldolase B, which is required for the breakdown of the fructose molecules.

Removing fructose and sucrose from the diet is an effective treatment for most patients. Complications are treated.

Color Blindness

This can result in the There is no damage to the nerve, eye and treatment. sometimes even the brain and the individual suffering from this disorder is unable to differentiate between colors.

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Polycystic Kidney Disease

In this condition, numerous cysts form on the kidneys, which may lead to kidney failure.

For mild to moderate pain, a doctor will first suggest over-thecounter medecines.


Achondroplasia

Individuals suffering from Unfortunately, there is this disorder have currently no treatment disproportionate and short that can cure this limbs. condition.

Hereditary diseases  

Some complez hereditary diseases.