Michele Pallai

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We studied twin brothers who met all diagnostic criteria for the Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS). The twins reinforce the view that KSS is a specific syndrome. They raise the possibility that the condition is inherited as a lethal dominant trait, a mode of inheritance that explains the observed paucity of familial cases. However, these cases do not exclude the(More)
HLA molecular typing for celiac disease (CD) is a genetic test with a high negative predictive value. The aim of this study is to explore knowledge of and attitudes towards genetic testing (GT). A 25-item questionnaire was developed by a multidisciplinary team and distributed to members of CD support groups across the United States. Respondents (n = 1835)(More)
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