Yunis-Varon syndrome
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Yunis-Varon syndrome

Doreen Crawford Nurse adviser with consultancy, Crawford McKenzie

A rare genetic disorder, Yunis-Varon syndrome is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. This means that both parents must be carriers of a recessive gene and the risk to the parents of having an affected child is 1:4 with each pregnancy.

Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 3, 19-19. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.3.19.s18

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