Monosomy 1p36: Introduction
Monosomy 1p36: A rare chromosomal disorder where deletion of a portion of chromosome 1 causes various abnormalities such as heart problems, mental retardation, developmental delay, facial dysmorphism and short stature. The range and severity of symptoms is variable with some cases being relatively mild.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Monosomy 1p36 is available below.
Symptoms of Monosomy 1p36
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Treatments for Monosomy 1p36
- Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
- Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, skull and facial abnormalities
- Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
- Regular monitoring of thyroid function and thyroid medication if needed
- Feeding problems need to be addressed through special feeding techniques or gastric or nasal gastric tubes
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Monosomy 1p36: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Monosomy 1p36:
- Obesity due to lack of sensation of fullness
- Early death (type of Death)
- Increased risk of developing various cancers
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Causes of Monosomy 1p36
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Prognosis for Monosomy 1p36
Prognosis for Monosomy 1p36:
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 Monosomy 1p36:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Monosomy 1p36 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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