Consider the following diseases:

  1. Huntington’s disease
  2. Cystic fibrosis (CF)
  3. Sickle-cell disease

Which of the above are genetic disorders?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Huntington’s disease (HD), also known as Huntington’s chorea, is an inherited disorder that results in death of brain cells. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine. Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person’s parents.

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