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Genetics Daughter's presentation is different from mom's presentation!

A female neonate with hypotonia and h/o polyhydramnios in pregnancy. Mother has less facial expressions and weak muscles, says she did not have any problems as a child. What explains the difference in symptoms in mother and child?

A. Pleiotropy
B. Incomplete penetrance
C. Delayed onset
D. Anticipation

Which is the disease and the answer to the question?
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the disease is myotonic dystrophy
is this a usmleword q?
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I think the answer is D.anticipation
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