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