Yes, genetic code can be "mis-spelled" many ways besides a single nucleotide polymorphism. These include deletions, copy repeats, gain, loss, or inversion among others. You can read more here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/dbvar/content/overview/ .
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