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Duplication 5p

Duplication 5p: Introduction

Duplication 5p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material duplicated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 5p is available below.

Symptoms of Duplication 5p

Treatments for Duplication 5p

  • Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct craniofacial, heart or other defects
  • Respiratory infections are treated aggressively and preventative measures recommended
  • Special education programs
  • Various other symptomatic and supportive measures
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Duplication 5p

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Less Common Symptoms of Duplication 5p

Prognosis for Duplication 5p

Prognosis for Duplication 5p: The prognosis varies considerably 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 Duplication 5p:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Duplication 5p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis
 

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