Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Diseases » Duplication 12q » Summary

What is Duplication 12q?

What is Duplication 12q?

  • Duplication 12q: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the long arm (q) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. In most cases, death occurs during infancy. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is duplicated.

Duplication 12q is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 12q, or a subtype of Duplication 12q, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Duplication 12q as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Duplication 12q: Introduction

Types of Duplication 12q:

Broader types of Duplication 12q:

How serious is Duplication 12q?

Prognosis of Duplication 12q: 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.
Complications of Duplication 12q: see complications of Duplication 12q

What causes Duplication 12q?

Causes of Duplication 12q: see causes of Duplication 12q

What are the symptoms of Duplication 12q?

Symptoms of Duplication 12q: see symptoms of Duplication 12q

Complications of Duplication 12q: see complications of Duplication 12q

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Duplication 12q: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Duplication 12q.
Treatments for Duplication 12q: see treatments for Duplication 12q

Name and Aliases of Duplication 12q

Main name of condition: Duplication 12q

Other names or spellings for Duplication 12q:

Trisomy 12q, Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise