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Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome

Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 10 resulting in variable abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop. Most individuals have a range of medical problems which require evaluation and treatment from a range of specialists such as paediatricians, neurologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, special education teachers etc
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, skull and facial abnormalities
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various other symptomatic and supportive measures
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

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Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome: The prognosis varies somewhat depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Most cases result in death within the first few years of life. Most survivors have retarded growth, seizures and mental retardation. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

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Definitions of Chromosome 10p deletion syndrome:

Deletion of the short arm of chromosome 10 with retarded psychomotor development and variable abnormalities, including dwarfism, craniofacial dysmorphism (downslanting palpebral fissures, anteverted nostrils, and eye and ear anomalies), deformed hands and feet, cryptorchidism, and dysplasia of the olfactory system. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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