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Genetics List of X linked Recessive disorders

Here's a list of X linked recessive inherited disorders:
  • Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
  • Duchene Muscular Dystrophy
  • Hunter's Disease
  • Menkes Disease (Kinky hair syndrome)
  • Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Hemophilia A and B
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
  • Bruton's Aggamaglobulinemia
  • Color Blindness
  • Complete Androgen Insensitivity
  • Congenital Aqueductal stenosis (hydrocephalus)
  • Inherited Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Of course the list can be considerable longer but these are the ones that are commonly tested in USMLE.

A mnemonic to remember these is posted here
X Linked Recessive Disorders List Mnemonic

Please post your reply if you want to add to the list or if you have any comments on those already listed.

Check the list of Autosomal Dominant Disorders
and the list of X-Linked dominant diseases

Last edited by rasheed; 04-07-2010 at 04:15 PM. Reason: Added more
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Hydrocephalus, Complete androgen insensitivity, and Diabetes insipidus
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Hydrocephalus, Complete androgen insensitivity, and Diabetes insipidus
Thanks, the post updated with the new diseases
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Wink Y linked

Hey, I wrote about the Y-Linked Diseases here
List of Y-linked Genetic Diseases
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