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Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2

Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2: Introduction

Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is one copy of part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2 is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2

Treatments for Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2

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Prognosis for Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2

Prognosis for Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2: 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 8, Monosomy 8p2 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 8p2, or a subtype of Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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