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Chromosome 17 deletion

Chromosome 17 deletion: Introduction

Chromosome 17 deletion: A rare genetic disorder where deletion genetic material from chromosome 17 causes various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the size and location of the genetic material that is deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 17 deletion is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 17 deletion

Treatments for Chromosome 17 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, facial abnormalities
  • 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 17 deletion

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Prognosis for Chromosome 17 deletion

Prognosis for Chromosome 17 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 17 deletion:

Chromosome 17 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 17 deletion, or a subtype of Chromosome 17 deletion, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Chromosome 17 deletion: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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