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Monosomy 18 mosaicism: An extremely rare chromosomal disorder where only some of the body's cells have one copy of chromosome 18 instead of the normal two. The severity and type of symptoms varies depending on how many and which body cells are affected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Monosomy 18 mosaicism is available below.
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Prognosis for Monosomy 18 mosaicism: 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 18 mosaicism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Monosomy 18 mosaicism, or a subtype of Monosomy 18 mosaicism,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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