Genetics - patient leaflets

Diagnosing and assessing the risk of inheriting a genetic condition

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every two years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Huntington's disease

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about Huntington's disease, including what causes it and tests that are available.

Klinefelter syndrome

Description:
This leaflet explains what Klinefelter Syndrome is, the symptoms and treatment options.

Myotonic dystrophy

Description:
This leaflet gives information about myotonic dystrophy, the symptoms and tests that are available.

Myotonic dystrophy in the family

Description:
This leaflet gives information on the possible problems for a patient with a diagnosis of myotonic dystrophy.

Predictive testing for an inherited degenerative condition

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about predictive testing, including things you should think about and how the results may affect you.

Prenatal Array CGH

Description:
This leaflet provides information about prenatal array CGH (comparative genomichybridisation).

Psychological support in the BRCA family service clinic and for cancer genetics clinic patients

Description:
This leaflet describes the psychological services available in the BRCA family service clinic and available also to patients seen in the cancer genetics clinic. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the person caring for you within the genetics service.

Recessive inheritance

Description:
This leaflet gives information about recessive inheritance.

Uniparental disomy (UPD)

Description:
This leaflet gives information about UPD and the possible complications that could occur.

X-linked inheritance

Description:
This leaflets explains what X-linked inheritance is and what it can mean for patients who wish to have children.
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