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381. The age of onset of a degenerative neurologic disease is 35. Epidemiologic study of affected persons indicates that most cases occur in the spring, are isolated (i.e., no neighbors or relatives are affected), and occur equally in men and women. However, a subset of cases consists of two affected siblings in a family. The best description of this disease is

a. Inherited

b. Genetic

c. Sporadic

d. Congenital

e. Familial


A? Multifactorial inheritance.




try again




wat is the difference between genetic inherited n familial???disapprovaldisapproval disapproval


Answer is E


yup its E


please explain the dif terms if possible
will really appreciate it


pray tell,why is E the answer


sporadic disease: Disease that occurs occasionally and at random intervals in a population.
So the answer is E.


why is familial?? it sais "no neighbors or relatives are affected"


I also still did not understand this question... ; (


Why is it familial???? ; (


plz tell us why do u think its familial.......i think its sporadic.......confused


I too thought its sporadic. Would love to know the explanation.


i think its talking about huntington and its E


how u ruleout GENETIC ??


It says it does not run in relatives?? so how it can genetics??


hungtington is AD disorder which means its inherited since two siblings are affected with out thier parents being affected, its either not hungtingtons or new mutation happened, which means sporadic could be true, also inherited as AR is true, but familial i don't know how to explain it.

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