X-linked dominant inheritance pattern

Last Update: 11/08/2018

Diseases linked to X chromosome with a dominant inheritance are most common in females than in males, since it can always appear in women with at least one X chromosome damaged.

The chances for a sick woman to pass the disease to offspring are:

  • 25% of having a healthy son
  • 25% of having a healthy daughter
  • 25% of having a sick son
  • 25% of having a sick daughter
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By BSc, MSc, PhD (senior embryologist) and BSc, MSc (embryologist).
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