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Chromosome 12 ring syndrome

Chromosome 12 ring syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 12 ring syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 12 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic material missing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 12 ring syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 12 ring syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 12 ring syndrome

  • Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • 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...»

Causes of Chromosome 12 ring syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 12 ring syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 12 ring syndrome: The prognosis varies considerably depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

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Definitions of Chromosome 12 ring syndrome:

An abnormality in which both ends of a chromosome have been lost (deletion) and the two broken ends reunited to form a ring-shaped figure. Abnormalities include short stature, microcephaly, mental deficiency, characteristic facies, highly arched palate, clinodactyly, and other defects. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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