Will my Kids get it?

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Darren Woodford
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Re: Will my Kids get it?

Postby Darren Woodford » Thu 07 May 2009 12:35 pm

Does having children with another sufferer of KC make it more likely your children will get it?

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Re: Will my Kids get it?

Postby Andrew MacLean » Thu 07 May 2009 12:49 pm

Darren

I am not sure that the epidemiology is robust enough to be able to answer this question. It is known that there are populations that have a higher than average incidence of KC, but there is no indication that I have seen that would lead to the conclusion that two parents with KC are more likely to have a child with KC.

That said, the parents having KC will not render children immune to the condition.

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