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What is Chromosome conditions?

What is Chromosome conditions?

Chromosome diseases are genetic diseases where a large part of the genetic code has been disrupted. Chromosomes are long sequences of DNA that ...more »

  • Chromosome conditions: Various genetic conditions where a chromosome is partially or totally misplaced.
  • Chromosome conditions: Clinical conditions caused by an abnormal chromosome constitution in which there is extra or missing chromosome material (either a whole chromosome or a chromosome segment). (from Thompson et al., Genetics in Medicine, 5th ed, p429)
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Chromosome conditions: Introduction

Types of Chromosome conditions:

Types of Chromosome conditions:

Broader types of Chromosome conditions:

What causes Chromosome conditions?

Causes of Chromosome conditions: see causes of Chromosome conditions
Risk factors for Chromosome conditions: see risk factors for Chromosome conditions

What are the symptoms of Chromosome conditions?

Symptoms of Chromosome conditions: see symptoms of Chromosome conditions

Can anyone else get Chromosome conditions?

Contagion of Chromosome conditions: All types of genetic diseases occur at birth including chromosome diseases. You cannot catch the disease from someone else who has the disease. You are either born with the error in your chromosomes or not.
More information: see contagiousness of Chromosome conditions

Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.

Chromosome conditions: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chromosome conditions.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome conditions: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome conditions.
Treatments for Chromosome conditions: see treatments for Chromosome conditions
Research for Chromosome conditions: see research for Chromosome conditions

Society issues for Chromosome conditions


Hospitalization statistics for Chromosome conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Chromosome conditions:

  • 0.01% (1,712) of hospital episodes were for chromosomal abnormalities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultations for chromosomal abnormalities required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 59% of hospital episodes for chromosomal abnormalities were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 41% of hospital episodes for chromosomal abnormalities were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital admissions for chromosomal abnormalities required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 12.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for chromosomal abnormalities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for chromosomal abnormalities in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Chromosome conditions:

Organs and body systems related to Chromosome conditions include:

Name and Aliases of Chromosome conditions

Main name of condition: Chromosome conditions

Class of Condition for Chromosome conditions: genetic chromosomal

Other names or spellings for Chromosome conditions:

chromosomal abnormalities, chromosomal conditions, chromosomal disease, chromosome abnormalities, chromosome disorders, chromosome disease, Chromosome aberrations

Karyotype disorders Source - Diseases Database

Chromosomal disorders, Chromosome aberrations, Chromosome abnormalities, Chromosome aberrations, Chromosome abnormalities, Chromosomal abnormalities, Chromosomal abnormalities, Chromosomal disorders, Chromosome aberrations
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome conditions: Related Conditions

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