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Inheritance and Genetics of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome

Genetics of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome:

A small percentage of cases of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome are due to a mutation in the PRKAG2 gene that may be inherited or sporadic.

About inheritance and genetics:

Inheritance of Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome 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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