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Genetic Disorders among Arab Populations.
  1. AHMED AL JARALLAH, Paediatric neurologist

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    Genetic Disorders among Arab Populations. Edited by Ahmad S Teebi and T I Farag. (Pp 499; £75 hardback.) Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN 0-19-509305-4.

    This is No 30 of Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics. It discusses various demographic features of Arabs, selected disease entity among Arabs, genetic disorders in Arab countries and geographic regions, as well as cultural and religious attitudes to genetic issues. It provides an explanation of the important observation that there are many reports of genetic diseases in Arab populations. This could be explained by the large families and high level of consanguinity which …

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