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Chromosome 14 Ring

Chromosome 14 Ring: Introduction

Chromosome 14 Ring: A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 14 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic material missing. The disorder is characterized by growth and mental retardation and characteristic facial features. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 14 Ring is available below.

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Chromosome 14 Ring is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 14 Ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 14 Ring, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Chromosome 14 Ring as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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