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The Genetics of FCS

FCS is caused by an autosomal, recessive genetic defect. Both parents must have the mutation, and both parents must pass that mutation on to the child (homozygous). If both parents have the mutation, there is a 25% chance that their child will have FCS.

Ira Goldberg, M.D., Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY is a leading authority in the management of FCS.

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