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Chromosome 9p deletion syndrome: A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the short arm of chromosome 9 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 9p deletion syndrome is available below.
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Prognosis for Chromosome 9p deletion syndrome: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop - patients with her defects or other severe problems will tend to have a poorer prognosis. Patients can survive into adulthood but mental conditions are prevalent.
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Partial deletion of the short arm of chromosome 9 with mental retardation, craniofacial anomalies, abnormal dermatoglyphics, short and webbed neck, heart murmurs, square nails, and other defects. - (Source - Diseases Database)
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