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  1. Familial juvenile nephronophthisis (FJN) Familial juvenile nephronophthisis (FJN)
    Familial juvenile nephronophthisis (FJN): A childhood genetic kidney disease in which there is progressive symmetrical destruction of the kidneys involving both the tubules and glomeruli, characteristically resulting in anemia, polyuria, polydipsia, isosthenuria (decreased ability to concentrate the...
  2. Familial lung cancer Familial lung cancer
    Familial lung cancer: Lung cancer that recurs in families. Lung cancer can occur sporadically in people with no known family history of lung cancer or it can recur in two or more members of the same family and constitute familial lung cancer. A gene for familial lung cancer is on the long (q) arm o...
  3. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)
    Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF): An inherited disorder featuring short recurring crises of severe abdominal pain and bouts of fever. Other symptoms include arthritis, chest pain from inflammation of the lung cavity, and skin rashes. Between attacks, the patient seems healthy. Amyloidosis (the abn...
  4. Familial mental retardation 1 Familial mental retardation 1
    Familial mental retardation 1: See FMR1. ...
  5. Familial mental retardation protein Familial mental retardation protein
    Familial mental retardation protein: See FMRP. ...
  6. Familial Parkinson disease type 1 Familial Parkinson disease type 1
    Familial Parkinson disease type 1: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to mutation in the alpha-synuclein gene (SNCA) on chromosome 4q21. Also known as PARK1....
  7. Familial Parkinson disease type 10 Familial Parkinson disease type 10
    Familial Parkinson disease type 10: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a gene on chromosome 1p. Also known as PARK10....
  8. Familial Parkinson disease type 11 Familial Parkinson disease type 11
    Familial Parkinson disease type 11: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a gene on chromosome 2q. Also known as PARK11....
  9. Familial Parkinson disease type 2 Familial Parkinson disease type 2
    Familial Parkinson disease type 2: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal recessive manner due to mutation in the gene encoding parkin on chromosome 6q25.2-q27. Also known as PARK2....
  10. Familial Parkinson disease type 3 Familial Parkinson disease type 3
    Familial Parkinson disease type 3: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a gene on chromosome 2p13. Also known as PARK3....
  11. Familial Parkinson disease type 4 Familial Parkinson disease type 4
    Familial Parkinson disease type 4: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a gene on chromosome 4p15. Also known as PARK4....
  12. Familial Parkinson disease type 5 Familial Parkinson disease type 5
    Familial Parkinson disease type 5: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to mutation in the UCHL1 gene on chromosome 4p14. Also known as PARK5....
  13. Familial Parkinson disease type 6 Familial Parkinson disease type 6
    Familial Parkinson disease type 6: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal recessive manner due to mutation in a gene on chromosome 1p distinct from DJ1. Also known as PARK6....
  14. Familial Parkinson disease type 7 Familial Parkinson disease type 7
    Familial Parkinson disease type 7: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal recessive manner due to mutation in the DJ1 gene on 1p36. Also known as PARK7....
  15. Familial Parkinson disease type 8 Familial Parkinson disease type 8
    Familial Parkinson disease type 8: A familial form of Parkinson disease inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a gene on chromosome 12p11.2-q13.1. Also known as PARK8....