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Duplication 7p

Duplication 7p: Introduction

Duplication 7p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 7 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 7p is available below.

Symptoms of Duplication 7p

Treatments for Duplication 7p

  • 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 7p

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Prognosis for Duplication 7p

Prognosis for Duplication 7p: 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 7p:

Duplication 7p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 7p, or a subtype of Duplication 7p, 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 7p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  5. Prognosis
 

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