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Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy

Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy: Introduction

Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of a portion of the long arm of chromosome 15 instead of the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is involved. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy

Treatments for Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, facial abnormalities
  • 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 15q, tetrasomy

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Prognosis for Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy

Prognosis for Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy: 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 15q, tetrasomy:

Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy, or a subtype of Chromosome 15q, tetrasomy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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