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Chromosome 18q- Syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of genetic material that is missing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome is available below.
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Prognosis for Chromosome 18q- 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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Chromosome 18q- Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Chromosome 18q- Syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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