Genetic disorders among Palestinian Arabs. 4: Genetic clinics in the community

@article{Zlotogora2006GeneticDA,
  title={Genetic disorders among Palestinian Arabs. 4: Genetic clinics in the community},
  author={Jo{\"e}l Zlotogora and Saleh Barges and Bishara Bisharat and Stavit A. Shalev},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A},
  year={2006},
  volume={140A}
}
Genetic disorders are frequent in the Arab population of Israel, mainly because of the preference for consanguineous marriages. Many of the inherited diseases are present with a high frequency only in a limited region or a single village. It is therefore not surprising that, in each of the villages, a different distribution of genetic diseases is found; thus, a detailed knowledge of the genetic disorders present in each village is of utmost importance for genetic counseling. As a direct… Expand
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