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What is Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q?

What is Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q?

  • Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the long arm (q) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. In most cases, death occurs during infancy. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is duplicated.

Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q, or a subtype of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q:

Broader types of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q:

How serious is Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q?

Prognosis of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.
Complications of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: see complications of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

What causes Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q?

Causes of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: see causes of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q?

Symptoms of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: see symptoms of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

Complications of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: see complications of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q.
Treatments for Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q: see treatments for Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

Main name of condition: Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 12, trisomy 12q:

Duplication 12q, Trisomy 12q

Duplication 12q, Trisomy 12q
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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