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What is Chromosome 13q deletion?

What is Chromosome 13q deletion?

  • Chromosome 13q deletion: A rare chromosomal disorder where the long arm (q) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of the deleted genetic material.

Chromosome 13q 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 13q deletion, or a subtype of Chromosome 13q deletion, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 13q deletion: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 13q deletion:

Broader types of Chromosome 13q deletion:

How serious is Chromosome 13q deletion?

Prognosis of Chromosome 13q 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.

What causes Chromosome 13q deletion?

Causes of Chromosome 13q deletion: see causes of Chromosome 13q deletion

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 13q deletion?

Symptoms of Chromosome 13q deletion: see symptoms of Chromosome 13q deletion

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 13q deletion: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 13q deletion.
Treatments for Chromosome 13q deletion: see treatments for Chromosome 13q deletion

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 13q deletion

Main name of condition: Chromosome 13q deletion

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 13q deletion:

Deletion 13q, Monosomy 13q, Monosomy 13q syndrome, Orbeli syndrome, Chromosome 13q syndrome, Chromosome 13q deletion syndrome, Chromosome 13q monosomy, Deletion 13q syndrome, 13q deletion syndrome, Orbeli's syndrome

Chromosome 13q syndrome, Deletion 13q, Monosomy 13q, Monosomy 13q syndrome, Orbeli syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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