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Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p

Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p: Introduction

Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p: A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of genetic material from the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p

Treatments for Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p

  • 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...»

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Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p: Complications

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Causes of Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p

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Prognosis for Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p

Prognosis for Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p: 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.

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Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p, or a subtype of Chromosome 8, monosomy 8p, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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