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Genetic Disorders Directory

Genetic disorders are diseases that are caused by abnormal DNA or mutations. These abnomalities can be small changes to a single gene or be much more complex and affect a chromosome or an entire group of chromosomes. Genetic disorders cause a long list of diseases from cystic fibrosis to being more suseptable to various types of cancers. Find out more about various genetic disorders with articles, news and more.

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Battling a rare genetic disorder called pseudoxanthoma elasticum, or PXE.

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