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What is Chromosome 7 ring syndrome?

What is Chromosome 7 ring syndrome?

  • Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 7 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.
  • Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: An anomaly in which two ends of chromosome 7 have been lost (deletion) and the two broken ends have reunited to form a ring-shaped figure. The syndrome is rare and is characterized mainly by brain anomalies, microcephaly, midfacial dysplasia, mental deficiency, dermatological abnormalities, growth failure, cleft lip and palate, genital deformities, and other variable defects.
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Chromosome 7 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 7 ring syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome:

Broader types of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome:

How serious is Chromosome 7 ring syndrome?

Prognosis of Chromosome 7 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.

What causes Chromosome 7 ring syndrome?

Causes of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: see causes of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome?

Symptoms of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: see symptoms of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 7 ring syndrome.
Treatments for Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: see treatments for Chromosome 7 ring syndrome

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 7 ring syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 7 ring syndrome

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 7 ring syndrome:

r (7) syndrome, ring chromosome 7 syndrome, Ring chromosome 7

R(7) syndrome, Ring chromosome 7, Ring chromosome 7 syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 7 ring syndrome: Related Conditions

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