Counselor Notes Meeting 1.pdf - Case Number 987654M Client Name Mason Juliette Reason referred Parents concern due to brothers death by an aneurysm Date

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Case Number: 987654M Client Name: Mason, Juliette Reason referred: Parents concern due to brothers death by an aneurysm Date of session: 2/7/19 Time of session: 12:12 pm Next session: 2/8/19 NOTES Today you have been brought here to discuss a parental concern for Marfan's syndrome. Okay, so we shall discuss a range of topics today, so don't hesitate to ask any questions Marfan's syndrome is an inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. Its caused by a defect in the gene that enables your body to produce a protein providing connective tissue its elasticity and strength. To further elaborate, each individual has two copies of most genes in their cells. When a couple has a child, each parent transmits only one copy to the child. Disorders in which there is a mutation, or change, in one copy of a gene that produce a medical condition are called dominant disorders. Marfan syndrome is a dominant disorder in which one copy of the FBN1 gene has a mutation that affects the function of the protein, fibrillin-1.
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