Deletion 11q: Introduction
Deletion 11q: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by the deletion of genetic material from the long arm (q) of chromosome 11 - the genetic material occurs only once in body cells instead of the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms may vary considerably depending on the exact location and size of the deleted genetic material.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Deletion 11q is available below.
Symptoms of Deletion 11q
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symptoms of Deletion 11q
Treatments for Deletion 11q
- 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
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Causes of Deletion 11q
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Prognosis for Deletion 11q
Prognosis for Deletion 11q:
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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Definitions of Deletion 11q:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Deletion 11q as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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