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Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: Introduction

Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm of chromosome 22 is deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11 is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

Treatments for Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

  • 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, facial abnormalities
  • 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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

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Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is...read more »

Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

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Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: Rare Types

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Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: Animations

Prognosis for Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

Prognosis for Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: 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.

Statistics for Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

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Definitions of Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11:

Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11, or a subtype of Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11 Info

More information about Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11

  1. Chromosome 22, microdeletion 22q11: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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