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Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome

Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop. Most individuals have a range of medical problems which require evaluation and treatment from a range of specialists such as paediatricians, neurologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, special education teachers etc
  • 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 2p duplication syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome: The prognosis varies somewhat depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life. However, the overall prognosis is generally poor with death usually occurring within the first few years of life. Patients tend to have severe mental retardation.

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Definitions of Chromosome 2p duplication syndrome:

Duplication of the short arm of chromosome 2 with psychomotor retardation, characteristic facies (prominent forehead, frontal upsweep of hair, hypertelorism, micrognathia, and nose and ear malformations), narrow palate, dolichostenomelia, finger and toe abnormalities, and genital anomalies. Less frequently occurring abnormalities include neural tube defects anencephaly, encephalocele, and spina bifida), bronchial and pulmonary hypoplasia, diaphragmatic hernia, neuroblastoma, a genital anomalies, and congenital heart defects. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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