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Chromosome 9q duplication

Chromosome 9q duplication: Introduction

Chromosome 9q duplication: A very rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material on the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 is duplicated which results in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic material involved. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 9q duplication is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 9q duplication

Treatments for Chromosome 9q duplication

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, facial abnormalities
  • 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...»

Causes of Chromosome 9q duplication

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Less Common Symptoms of Chromosome 9q duplication

Prognosis for Chromosome 9q duplication

Prognosis for Chromosome 9q duplication: 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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