- Francis H Sansbury, academic clinical fellow/specialty registrar in clinical genetics1,
- Sian Ellard, professor of human molecular genetics2,
- Charles Shaw-Smith, consultant clinical geneticist1,
- Peter Turnpenny, consultant clinical geneticist1
- 1Peninsula Clinical Genetics Service, and Department of Molecular Genetics, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Heavitree), Exeter EX1 2ED, UK
- 2University of Exeter Medical School, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford), Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
As Arshad and colleagues point out, some patients with Hirschsprung’s disease will have a family history.1 Many patients will also have an identifiable genetic cause.