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Chromosome 6 ring syndrome

Chromosome 6 ring syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 6 ring syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 6 have been deleted and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring shape resulting in a range of symptoms determined by the size of the genetic deletion. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 6 ring syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 6 ring syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 6 ring syndrome

  • Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • 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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Chromosome 6 ring syndrome: Complications

Read more about complications of Chromosome 6 ring syndrome.

Causes of Chromosome 6 ring syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 6 ring syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 6 ring syndrome: 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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Definitions of Chromosome 6 ring syndrome:

A syndrome in which both ends of chromosome 6 have been lost (deletion) and the two broken ends have reunited to form a ring-shaped figure. Intrauterine and postnatal growth retardation, mental retardation, and facial and ocular abnormalities are the most frequent manifestations. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Chromosome 6 ring syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 6 ring syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 6 ring syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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