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Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome

Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. imperforate anus
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 12p duplication syndrome: The prognosis varies 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 12p duplication syndrome:

Duplication of the short arm of chromosome 12 with multiple congenital abnormalities consisting of characteristic facies, increased birth weight, severe psychomotor retardation, and occasional postpartum asphyxia. Additional findings may include turricephaly, high forehead, everted lower lip, ear abnormalities, foot deformities, accessory nipples and, less frequently, congenital heart defects, anal atresia, and other anomalies. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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