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Monosomy 12p13: A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p13) of chromosome 12 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients depending on the exact location and size of the genetic abnormality. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Monosomy 12p13 is available below.
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Prognosis for Monosomy 12p13: 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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Monosomy 12p13 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Monosomy 12p13, or a subtype of Monosomy 12p13,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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