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Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p

Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p: Introduction

Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p: A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in three copies instead of two. The type and severity of symptoms depends on the location and length of genetic material duplicated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p

Treatments for Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. undescended testes
  • 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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Causes of Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p

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Prognosis for Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p

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

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More information about Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p

  1. Chromosome 8, trisomy 8p: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Prognosis
 

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