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Recurrence risk

recurrence risk

In medical genetics, the recurrence risk is the chance that a genetic (inherited) disease present in the family will recur in that family and affect another person (or persons). It is the chance of lightning striking twice (or thrice, etc.).


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... J Med.1996;334(24):1557-1560. 163. Bernell O, Lapidus A, Hellers G. Risk factors for surgery and postoperative recurrence in Crohn's disease. Ann Surg. 2000;231(1):38-45. 164. Blumenthal M, ed. Herbal Medicine. ...

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