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Inheritance and Genetics of Cleft lip with or without cleft palate

Genetics of Cleft lip with or without cleft palate:

Some cases of cleft lip with or without cleft palate are associated with genetic factors, several of which have been identified. A family history of cleft lip with or without cleft palate increases the probability of the birth defect in subsequent generations.

About inheritance and genetics:

Inheritance of Cleft lip with or without cleft palate refers to whether the condition is inherited from your parents or "runs" in families. The level of inheritance of a condition depends on how important genetics are to the disease. Strongly genetic diseases are usually inherited, partially genetic diseases are sometimes inherited, and non-genetic diseases are not inherited. For general information, see Introduction to Genetics.

 

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