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Diseases » Trisomy 8 mosaicism » Glossary
 

Glossary for Trisomy 8 mosaicism

  • Chromosome 8, mosaic trisomy: 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.
  • Coordination problems: Symptoms affecting physical coordination.
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Hydronephrosis: Swollen kidneys from retained urine
  • Infant Death: The death of an infant
  • Mental problems: Symptoms affecting judgement, thought or intelligence.
  • Prominent forehead: An enlarged or prominent forehead (brow) of the head.

 

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