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Old 11-17-2010
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DNA Trinucleotide Repeats Diseases

Here's a list of genetic diseases associated with trinucleotide repeats and is high yield for the USMLE:
  1. Huntingdon's Disease (Chromosome 4 (HTT gene) CAG)
  2. Myotonic Dystrophy (Chromosome 19 (DMPK gene) CTG)
  3. Fragile X syndrome (Chromosome X FMR1 gene) CGG)
  4. Friedrich's Ataxia (Chromosome 9 (Frataxin gene) GAA)
If you think there are other high yield diseases that have to be listed please feel free to add to the list
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Nice list
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there is another one
spinobullar muscular distrophy
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This one is not high yield
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