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Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome

Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as heart problems, mental retardation, developmental delay, facial dysmorphism and short stature. The symptoms are variable depending on the exact location of chromosomal deletion. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion 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
  • Regular monitoring of thyroid function and thyroid medication if needed
  • Feeding problems need to be addressed through special feeding techniques or gastric or nasal gastric tubes
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Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Most cases tend to be severe and patients often have severe developmental delay and behavioral problems as well as many other medical problems. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

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Definitions of Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome:

Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion 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 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 1, 1p36 deletion syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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