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What is Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome?

What is Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome?

  • Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities depending on the location and length of missing genetic material.
  • Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: Deletion of the long arm of chromosome 8 with craniofacial abnormalities (microcephaly, midfacial hypoplasia, and prominent forehead), psychomotor retardation, and various eye, nose, ear, heart, and skeletal abnormalities. The phenotype and severity of symptoms vary with the type of deletion. Interstitial deletions 8q may be associated with several syndromes, including the tricho-rhino-phalangeal syndromes I and II (Langer-Giedion syndrome).
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Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome:

Broader types of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome:

What causes Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome?

Causes of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: see causes of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome?

Symptoms of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: see symptoms of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome.
Treatments for Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome: see treatments for Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 8q deletion syndrome:

8q- syndrome, 8q deletion syndrome, chromosome 8q monosomy, del (8q) syndrome, deletion 8q syndrome, monosomy 8q, partial monosomy 8q

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