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Genetic syndrome/disorder

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term594021
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/02/2015
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A genetic syndrome or disorder is an illness or susceptibility to illness that is caused by one or more abnormalities in the genome. These may be heritable (i.e. passed down from parents) or new mutations in the DNA.

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Person with cancer—personal genetic syndrome indicator Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—personal genetic syndrome indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—personal genetic syndrome type, genetic event type code N[N] Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Person with cancer—personal genetic syndrome type, text X[X(39)] Health, Standard 04/02/2015

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