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What is Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome?

What is Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome?

  • Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in variable abnormalities depending on the location and length of genetic material deleted.
  • Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome: Duplication of the long arm of chromosome 8. The most commonly associated abnormalities include low birth weight, mental deficiency, prominent forehead, flat occiput, hypertelorism, upslanting palpebral fissures, ear and nose deformities, thin upper lips, and skeletal defects. The phenotype varies in relation to the type of duplication.
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Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome:

Broader types of Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome:

What causes Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome?

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

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome?

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

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome:

8q+ syndrome, chromosome 8q trisomy, dup (8q) syndrome, duplication 8q syndrome, partial trisomy 8q, trisomy 8q

Chromosome 8q duplication syndrome: Related Conditions

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