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Deletion 22q13

Deletion 22q13: Introduction

Deletion 22q13: A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 22 is missing at the q13 location which results in various abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Deletion 22q13 is available below.

Symptoms of Deletion 22q13

Treatments for Deletion 22q13

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. separate webbed digits
  • 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 Deletion 22q13

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Prognosis for Deletion 22q13

Prognosis for Deletion 22q13: 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 22q13:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Deletion 22q13 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Deletion 22q13: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis
 

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