Understanding Hunter syndrome

Visualization of male/female parents with genetic markers & the 4 possible genetic make-up of their children

What is the link between Hunter syndrome and genetics?2

Hunter syndrome is an X-linked recessive genetic disease. This means that women who carry the chromosome with the disease causing gene can pass it on to their children. Families should speak with their healthcare provider for more information.

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References: 1. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hunter-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20350706 Accessed 07/06/2020. 2. Scarpa M. Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II. 2007 Nov 6 [Updated 2018 Oct 4]. In: Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2020. 3. Ullman et al., Sci. Transl. Med. 12, eaay1163 (2020) 27 May 2020 4. https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/IDS Accessed 07/06/2020.