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Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q

Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q: Introduction

Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q: A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted genetic material. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q

Treatments for Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q

  • 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
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Prognosis for Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q

Prognosis for Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q: 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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Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q, or a subtype of Chromosome 13, Partial Monosomy 13q, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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