With Allelic disorders are in the genetics various diseases referred to by different mutations on the same gene caused. It is based on various forms of expression ( alleles ) of the respective gene. Often these allele variants do not lead to the clinical picture of different diseases, but present themselves as a single disease, as a monogenic disease , one then speaks of 'allelic heterogeneity'.
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