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Genetics MNEMONIC for Autosomal Recessive Disorders

Anybody know a good mnemonic to remember the Autosomal Recessive Diseases from First Aid?

I can't think of a good one....
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i think it may be silly though....but better working for me,it might help..it covers important ones i guess

a---- albinism ,alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
b-----beta thalassemia
c-----cystic fibrosis,CGD,CAH
d-----deafness(SNHL),dubin johnson
e-----enzyme deficiencies(glycogen storage and lysosomal storage)
f------friedrich's ataxia, fanconi anemia
g-----G6PD,galactosemia
h------hemochromatosis

s----sickle cell disease
p----phenylketonuria
w-----wilson's
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i think it may be silly though....but better working for me,it might help..it covers important ones i guess

a---- albinism ,alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
b-----beta thalassemia
c-----cystic fibrosis,CGD,CAH
d-----deafness(SNHL),dubin johnson
e-----enzyme deficiencies(glycogen storage and lysosomal storage)
f------friedrich's ataxia, fanconi anemia
g-----G6PD,galactosemia
h------hemochromatosis

s----sickle cell disease
p----phenylketonuria
w-----wilson's
good one. thanks.
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i think it may be silly though....but better working for me,it might help..it covers important ones i guess

a---- albinism ,alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency
b-----beta thalassemia
c-----cystic fibrosis,CGD,CAH
d-----deafness(SNHL),dubin johnson
e-----enzyme deficiencies(glycogen storage and lysosomal storage)
f------friedrich's ataxia, fanconi anemia
g-----galactosemia,gauchers
h------hemochromatosis

s----sickle cell disease
p----phenylketonuria
w-----wilson's
G6PD is misplaced it's X linked recessive.....and CGD can be X linked recessive or autosomal recessive
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nice one buddy
G6PD and CGD are x-linked,are they also AR?
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LMAO..we were typing at same time
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i have a little pneumonic i use

since x-linked diseaseas are fewer and easier to remender,almost everyother disease that present in childhood/adulescents are AR for eg Leukocytes Adhesion def,Chediak Higashi syndrome and so many others are AR
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how about autosomal dominant ?
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how about autosomal dominant ?
For Autosomal Dominant, I use the mnemonic:

"MOCHA STAND"
M. (Marfans & MEN)
O. (Osler-Weber-Rendu)
C. (Cholesterolemia)
H. (Huntington & von-Hippel-lindau)
A. (ADPKD & Achondroplasia)
S. (Spherocytosis)
T. (Tuberous Sclerosis)
A. (Adenosis polyposis)
N. (NF 1 and 2)
D. (myotonic Dystrophies)
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hey guys here's something for X-linked Recessive disorders:

Bob's Father Has GOLD Wagon

B- brutton's agammaglobulinemia
F - fabry's
H - hunter's/ hemophilia A and B
G - G6PD deficiency
O - ocular albinism
L - lesch-nyhan
D - duchenne's muscular dystrophy
W- wiskott-aldrich
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Default Instead of "Bobby's Father" for X-linked recessives...

Butch's Father Had a beautiful GOLD Watch

B- brutton's agammaglobulinemia
F - fabry's
H - hunter's/ hemophilia A and B
G - G6PD deficiency
O - ocular albinism
L - lesch-nyhan
D - Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
W- wiskott-aldrich

...great mnemonic made better by a Pulp Fiction reference.
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Autosomal dominant

MARFAHN
Marfan syndrome
Acute intermittent prophetic
Retinoblastoma
Familial hypercholesterolemia,familial adenomatous polyposis
Adpkd
Huntington disease,hereditary spherocytosis
Neurofibromatosis type 1

All you need to remember are x linked disease which are few,rest are
Most likely AR as said already
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MARFAHN OS
like Mac operating system(OS)


MARFAHN- OS
Marfan syndrome
Acute intermittent prophyria
Retinoblastoma
Familial hypercholesterolemia,familial adenomatous polyposis
Adpkd
Huntington disease,hereditary spherocytosis
Neurofibromatosis type 1

Osler weber rendue
Spherocytosis

P.S adding on to sanjeevjungkarki

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For X linked Recessive
GOD Favours Bruton and Lynch while Having Whisky and Hunting
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Thanks for sharing
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thanks for helping out
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