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Family history: Family history of disease as a risk factor.
Introduction: Diseases for which "family history" of that disease is a risk factor tend to be polygenic diseases subject to multifactorial inheritance, rather than true genetic diseases. However, family history is obviously a very strong risk factor for any monogenic disease.

Condition count: 76; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor classes: Genetics (81)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Family history: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Family history' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

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  • Eczema ... family history of asthma, family history of eczema, family history of allergies, family history of hay fever
  • Emphysema ... family history of disease
  • End-stage renal disease ... family history of hypertension

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  • Melanoma ... family history of melanoma, family history of dysplastic nevi (abnormal moles)
  • Migraine ... family history of migraine
  • Multiple Myeloma ... family history of multiple myeloma

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  • Uterine Cancer ... family history of breast cancer, family history of ovarian cancer

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More Risk Factor Topics

  • oral-fecal transmission ... type of Contagion
  • organ transplant recipients ... type of Transplants
  • outdoor occupations ... type of Occupation/hobby
  • outdoor sports ... type of Sports
  • outdoors ... type of Occupation/hobby
  • outdoors work ... type of Occupation/hobby
  • ovarian cancer ... type of Cancer
  • overachiever personality ... type of Emotional
  • overcrowded ... type of Environment
  • overcrowding ... type of Environment
  • overseas travel ... type of Travel
  • Overweight
  • oysters ... type of Shellfish
  • Pacific Islander Americans ... type of Race
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