Chromosomal Disorders

This activity to be completed independently Information: Table 2.3 of the text (same table for both versions) provides an overview of several diseases inherited through dominant—recessive inheritance. To develop a better understanding of one of these diseases answer the following questions. Questions (Respond to all questions): 1. Choose a disease from Table 2.3. 2. When was this disease discovered? 3. What is the mode of inheritance? 4. When may a person be diagnosed as having the disease? What are the criteria for diagnosis? 5. Give a brief description of the disease. 6. Is there a treatment? If so, what is it? 7. What is the life expectancy of a person with this disease? 8. What psychological or social challenges might someone with this disease face? 9. Who are some famous people with this disease?