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Equation of Young for Predicting the Risk of Recurrence for an Autosomal Dominant Disease with Negative Family History

Specialty:

Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

If the child is affected due to a new mutation, then the risk of recurrence is very low. If the affected child has an autosomal dominant condition inherited from a clinically normal parent, then the recurrence risk is higher. If there are healthy children in addition to the affected child, then the odds are better than if there were no unaffected siblings.

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