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Duplication 6q

Duplication 6q: Introduction

Duplication 6q: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 6 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 6q is available below.

Symptoms of Duplication 6q

Treatments for Duplication 6q

  • 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, cleft palate
  • 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 Duplication 6q

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Prognosis for Duplication 6q

Prognosis for Duplication 6q: 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 Duplication 6q:

Duplication 6q is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 6q, or a subtype of Duplication 6q, 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 6q as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  5. Prognosis
 

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