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What is Trisomy 8 mosaicism?

What is Trisomy 8 mosaicism?

  • Trisomy 8 mosaicism: A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 8 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells contain the chromosomal defect.

Trisomy 8 mosaicism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trisomy 8 mosaicism, or a subtype of Trisomy 8 mosaicism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Trisomy 8 mosaicism: Introduction

Types of Trisomy 8 mosaicism:

Broader types of Trisomy 8 mosaicism:

How serious is Trisomy 8 mosaicism?

Prognosis of Trisomy 8 mosaicism: usually a normal life expectancy can be expected
Complications of Trisomy 8 mosaicism: see complications of Trisomy 8 mosaicism

What causes Trisomy 8 mosaicism?

Causes of Trisomy 8 mosaicism: see causes of Trisomy 8 mosaicism

What are the symptoms of Trisomy 8 mosaicism?

Symptoms of Trisomy 8 mosaicism: see symptoms of Trisomy 8 mosaicism

Complications of Trisomy 8 mosaicism: see complications of Trisomy 8 mosaicism

Can anyone else get Trisomy 8 mosaicism?

More information: see contagiousness of Trisomy 8 mosaicism
Inheritance: see inheritance of Trisomy 8 mosaicism

Trisomy 8 mosaicism: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Trisomy 8 mosaicism.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Trisomy 8 mosaicism: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Trisomy 8 mosaicism.
Treatments for Trisomy 8 mosaicism: see treatments for Trisomy 8 mosaicism

Name and Aliases of Trisomy 8 mosaicism

Main name of condition: Trisomy 8 mosaicism

Other names or spellings for Trisomy 8 mosaicism:

C-group trisomy, Warkany syndrome

Uniparental disomy of 8, Chromosome 8, mosaic trisomy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Trisomy 8 mosaicism: Related Conditions

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