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Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain a familial disease that caused the bizarre appearance of the royalty, including Marfan syndrome, Wilson-Turner X-linked mental retardation syndrome, Frohlich syndrome (adiposogenital dystrophy), Klinefelter syndrome, androgen insensitivity syndrome, (1) myotonic dystrophy, (2) and aromatase excess syndrome in conjunction with sagittal craniosynostosis syndrome, or Antley-Bixler syndrome.
CFH R1210C, which accounts for about 1 percent of the total cases, is highly related to familial disease and earlier age of onset.
Familial tumors typically present much earlier than do nonfamilial tumors; multicentric paragangliomas have been reported in as many as 78% of patients with familial disease.
Huntington's disease is a familial disease, passed from parent to child through a mutation in a gene.

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