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Cyclic neutropenia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Cyclic hematopoiesis
  • Neutropenia cyclic
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Inheritance

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How is cyclic neutropenia inherited?

Cyclic neutropenia is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. In most cases, an affected person inherits the mutation from one affected parent. Other cases result from new mutations in the gene and occur in people with no history of the disorder in their family.[1]
Last updated: 3/17/2014

References
  1. Cyclic neutropenia. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). January 2012; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/cyclic-neutropenia. Accessed 3/17/2014.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cyclic hematopoiesis
  • Neutropenia cyclic
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