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LG 3 Hemophilia

Philip Kendall Hemophilia is an X-linked recessive trait. The disease inhibits the ability of the blood to clot turning a simple paper cut into a potentially fatal wound. This disease is nicknamed “the royal disease” because it originated from Queen Victoria of England, and spread throughout royal families in Europe. The disease commonly occurs in … Continue reading LG 3 Hemophilia

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Maple Syrup Urine Disease Case Study

Philip Kendall MSUD Case Study Maple Syrup Urine Disease(MSUD) is an autosomal recessive disease.  Its name is derived from the smell of the urine of the affected infant. Left untreated, the disease causes mental retardation, growth retardation, and eventual death. MSUD is caused by a mutation in the protein complex branch-chained ketoacid dehydrogenase (BCKD). This … Continue reading Maple Syrup Urine Disease Case Study