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Chromosome 17p, partial deletion

Chromosome 17p, partial deletion: Introduction

Chromosome 17p, partial deletion: A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the short arm of chromosome 17. The type and severity of symptoms are determined by the amount and location of the lost genetic material. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 17p, partial deletion is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 17p, partial deletion

Treatments for Chromosome 17p, partial deletion

  • 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 17p, partial deletion

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Prognosis for Chromosome 17p, partial deletion

Prognosis for Chromosome 17p, partial deletion: 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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