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Causes of Aortic arch interruption

Causes of Aortic arch interruption

Aortic arch interruption is a genetic birth defect that is usually part of CHARGE syndrome, which is caused by mutation of the chromodomain helicase DNA-binding protein-7 gene (CHD7) or semaphorin-3E gene (SEMA3E). Aortic arch interruption can also be caused by partial deletion of chromosome 22. Scientific research has identified several other genes that, when altered, may lead to interruption of the aortic arch.

Aortic arch interruption: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Aortic arch interruption, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Aortic arch interruption:

  • Interruped aortic arch type A
  • Interrupted aortic arch type 2
  • Interrupted aortic arch type 3
  • Di George syndrome

Aortic arch interruption: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Aortic arch interruption: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Aortic arch interruption as a symptom:

Conditions listing Aortic arch interruption as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Aortic arch interruption. Our database lists the following as having Aortic arch interruption as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Aortic arch interruption:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Aortic arch interruption may be found in:


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