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Chromosome 21 Ring: A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 21 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 21 Ring is available below.
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Prognosis for Chromosome 21 Ring: 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 21 Ring is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Chromosome 21 Ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 21 Ring,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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