Family history


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Family history: Family history of disease as a risk factor
Introduction: Diseases for which "family history" of that disease is a risk factor tend to be polygenic diseases subject to multifactorial inheritance, rather than true genetic diseases. However, family history is obviously a very strong risk factor for any monogenic disease.

Condition count: 75; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor classes: Genetics (80)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Family history' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

A

  • Acne ... family history of acne
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... family history
  • Age-related macular degeneration ... family history
  • Allergies ... family history of allergy
  • Angina ... family history of coronary artery disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... family history of disease
  • Atherosclerosis ... family history of stroke, family history of heart disease
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ... family history of ADHD
  • Autism ... family history of autism, family history of language delay, family history of autism spectrum disorders

    B

  • Bipolar disorder ... family history of depression, family history of bipolar disorder
  • Bladder Cancer ... Family history of bladder cancer
  • Breast Cancer ... family history of breast cancer

    C

  • Cancer ... Family history of cancer
  • Cardiovascular diseases ... family history of CVD
  • Celiac Disease ... Family history of autoimmune diseases, Family history of celiac
  • Colorectal cancer ... family history of colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal Polyps ... family history of colon polyps
  • Congenital conditions ... family history
  • Coronary heart disease ... family history of CHD
  • Crohn's disease ... family history of Crohn's disease
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... family history of migraine

    D

  • Dementia ... family history of dementia
  • Depression ... family history of depression, family history of bipolar disorder, family history of mood disorders
  • Diabetes ... family history of Type 2 diabetes
  • Duodenal ulcer ... family history of ulcers

    E

  • Eczema ... family history of allergies, family history of eczema, family history of asthma, family history of hay fever
  • Emphysema ... family history of disease
  • End-stage renal disease ... family history of hypertension

    F

  • Familial emphysema ... family history of disease

    G

  • Genetic Disease ... family history of genetic disease
  • Gestational diabetes ... family history of diabetes
  • Glaucoma ... family history of glaucoma

    H

  • Heart attack ... Family history of heart disease
  • Heart disease ... family history of early heart disease
  • Heart failure ... family history of heart problems
  • Hemochromatosis ... family history of arthritis, family history of liver disease
  • Hepatoma ... family history of liver cancer
  • High Cholesterol ... family history of high cholesterol
  • Hirschsprung's disease ... family history of Hirschsprung's disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease ... Family History of Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypertension ... family history of high blood pressure
  • Hyperthyroidism ... family history of autoimmune diseases
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ... family history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    K

  • Kidney stones ... family history of kidney stones

    L

  • Learning disabilities ... family history of learning disorder
  • Liver cancer ... family history of liver cancer

    M

  • Melanoma ... family history of melanoma, family history of dysplastic nevi (abnormal moles)
  • Migraine ... family history of migraine
  • Multiple Myeloma ... family history of multiple myeloma

    N

  • Narcolepsy ... family history of narcolepsy

    O

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder ... family history of OCD
  • Open-angle glaucoma ... family history of glaucoma
  • Osteoarthritis ... family history of arthritis
  • Osteoporosis ... family history of osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer ... family history of ovarian cancer, family history of breast cancer, family history of early onset cancer

    P

  • Pancreatic cancer ... Family history of pancreatic cancer
  • Peyronie's disease ... family history
  • Presbycusis ... Family history
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension ... family history of PPH
  • Prostate Cancer ... Family history of prostate cancer
  • Psoriasis ... family history of autoimmune diseases, family history of psoriasis

    R

  • Rheumatic fever ... family history
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... family history
  • Rosacea ... family history of rosacea

    S

  • Schizophrenia ... family history of Schizophrenia
  • Scoliosis ... family history of scoliosis
  • Stroke ... family history of stroke
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ... family history of SIDS

    T

  • Thyroid cancer ... family history of colon polyps, Family history of thyroid cancer, family history of goiter
  • Type 1 diabetes ... family history of autoimmune diseases
  • Type 2 diabetes ... family history of Type 2 diabetes

    U

  • Uterine Cancer ... family history of ovarian cancer, family history of breast cancer

    V

  • Vagina cancer ... family history of cancer
  • Varicose veins ... family history of varicose veins
  • Vitiligo ... family history of vitiligo


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