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Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p

Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p: Introduction

Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material duplicated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p

Treatments for Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p

  • Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct craniofacial, heart or other defects
  • Respiratory infections are treated aggressively and preventative measures recommended
  • Special education programs
  • Various other symptomatic and supportive measures
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p

Prognosis for Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p: 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 5, Trisomy 5p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p, or a subtype of Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Chromosome 5, Trisomy 5p: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Prognosis
 

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