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Subject: How exactly is myotonic dystrophy inherited?

Date: Mon Oct 4 19:47:48 2004
Posted by Vince
Grade level: 7-9 School: Hillcrest Middle School
City: New York State/Province: GA Country: U.S.
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 1096937268.Ge

I have a younger brother who is 10 years old.  Right now he has myotonic 
dystrophy.  I would like to know what are the chances of inheriting this 
disease. What are the chances of my children receiving this disease. How can 
help my little brother out?

Re: How exactly is myotonic dystrophy inherited?

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