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Chromosome 19 ring syndrome

Chromosome 19 ring syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 19 ring syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 19 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic material missing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 19 ring syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 19 ring syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 19 ring syndrome

  • 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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Causes of Chromosome 19 ring syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 19 ring syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 19 ring 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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Definitions of Chromosome 19 ring syndrome:

Chromosome 19 in which both ends have been lost (deletion) and the two broken ends have reunited to form a ring-shaped figure. The phenotype varies and ranges from a normal clinical picture in some patients to various combinations of microcephaly, mental retardation, and other anomalies in most infants without a well-defined genotype-karyotype correlation. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Chromosome 19 ring 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 19 ring syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 19 ring syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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