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Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome

Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 20 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome

  • 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
  • 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...»

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Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 20p deletion syndrome: 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 20p deletion syndrome:

Deletion of the short arm of chromosome 20 with facial dysmorphism, cardiovascular abnormalities, growth and motor retardation, and recurrent respiratory infections. Deletion has been implicated in Hirschsprung syndrome (megacolon due to agangliosis) and autism. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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