Congenital cardiac disease and inbreeding: specific defects escape higher risk due to parental consanguinity.
Department of Paediatrics, Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Hadath, Greater Beirut, Lebanon.
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Cardiology in the young
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Only some types of congenitally malformed hearts have an increased percentage of parental consanguinity, suggesting that those types with no increased risk due to parental consanguinity are determined by genetic factors that are X-linked or exclusively autosomal dominant.
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