X-linked recessive inheritance


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Noun1.X-linked recessive inheritance - hereditary pattern in which a recessive gene on the X chromosome results in the manifestation of characteristics in male offspring and a carrier state in female offspring
hereditary pattern, inheritance - (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
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Here we report an Omani family wherein otherwise healthy and asymptomatic parents had three male newborn babies and one maternal uncle having features of congenital bilateral VCP suggesting X-linked recessive inheritance.
Although the majority of the cases are sporadic, cases showing autosomal dominant, recessive and X-linked recessive inheritance have also been reported.
XLRS is an retinal dystrophy characterized by splitting of the neurosensory retinal layers and X-linked recessive inheritance.

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