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Chromosome 12p deletion

Chromosome 12p deletion: Introduction

Chromosome 12p deletion: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is a deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 12p deletion is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 12p deletion

Treatments for Chromosome 12p deletion

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, undescended testes
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Chromosome 12p deletion

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Prognosis for Chromosome 12p deletion

Prognosis for Chromosome 12p deletion: 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.

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Definitions of Chromosome 12p deletion:

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

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  1. Chromosome 12p deletion: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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