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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Zellweger Syndrome Spectrum

Zellweger Syndrome Spectrum [PEX6]: A disorder characterized by absence of morphologically identifiable peroxisomes and deficiency of multiple peroxisomal metabolic functions. PBDs are multisystem disorders manifesting with craniofacial dysmorphism, hypotonicity, seizures, psychomotor retardation, vision and hearing impairment, and skeletal, renal, hepatic, and gastrointestinal disease.

Sephardic-Mizrahi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 18

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