Inheritance and Genetics of Hailey-Hailey disease
Genetics of Hailey-Hailey disease:
Hailey-Hailey disease is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, although some cases appear sporadically in families without a known family history of the disorder.
Racial Patterns for Hailey-Hailey disease:
Racial predominance for Hailey-Hailey disease:
About inheritance and genetics:
Inheritance of Hailey-Hailey disease 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.