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Mosaic Down Syndrome

Mosaicism, used to describe the presence of more than one type of cell in a person, is usually described as a percentage.

Multifactorial Inheritance

Multifactorial inheritance means that many factors (multifactorial) are involved in causing a birth defect. 

Multisuture Synostosis

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for multisuture synostosis, a congenital disorder affecting brain growth and head shape.

Muscular Dystrophies

Muscular dystrophy describes a genetic disorder of the muscles that causes the muscles in the body to become very weak. 

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a complex autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections.

Myringotomy Tubes

Myringotomy tubes (also called ear tubes) are small tubes that are surgically placed into yourchild's eardrum by an ear, nose, and throat surgeon. The tubes are placed to help drainthe fluid out of the middle ear in order to reduce the risk of earinfections. Learn more about this treatment.