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Causes of Menkes Disease

Menkes Disease: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Menkes Disease, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Menkes Disease:

Menkes Disease: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Menkes Disease: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Menkes Disease?

Causes: Menkes Disease: Menkes' disease is transmitted as an X-linked recessive trait. Sufferers can not transport copper, which is needed by enzymes involved in making bone, nerve and other structures. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Related information on causes of Menkes Disease:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Menkes Disease may be found in:


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