Abnormalities in the genome result in genetic disorders. When an individual's DNA changes, he faces genetic disorders. The individual disorders are very rare and occur in one out of thousands and millions of people. It may or not be heritable. The diagnosis varies depending upon the type of disorder. These disorders can be diagnosed at birth, or in an infant, or sometimes even when the person is a full grown adult. Some genetic disorders, categorized into 3 types include Huntington's disease, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy(single gene disorders), down's syndrome(chromosome disorders), cancer(multifactorial disorders)
HOW IS GENETIC DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Chromosomal abnormality occurs in 1 out of every 180 infants since birth.