Genetics Quiz#24 Modes of Inheritance

1. A 30-year-old man presents to the clinic with hearing loss, hematuria, and a family history of renal failure. A diagnosis of Alport syndrome is suspected. Which of the following patterns of inheritance is most commonly associated with Alport syndrome? 

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2. A 5-year-old boy is brought to the pediatrician due to difficulty walking and bowing of his legs. Labs show low phosphate levels with normal calcium levels. His mother has a mild form of the disease. What is the most likely mode of inheritance? 

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3. A 25-year-old female presents to the clinic with a family history of a genetic disorder that causes her father and all of her paternal aunts to have a higher likelihood of developing blood clots. The disorder does not affect any males on her mother's side of the family. Which of the following modes of inheritance is most consistent with this pattern? 

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4. Which of the following genetic disorders is characterized by an X-linked recessive pattern of inheritance and is the most common form of inherited intellectual disability in males? 

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5. A geneticist explains to a couple expecting a baby that if the father has an X-linked dominant disorder, the following pattern of inheritance can be expected: 

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