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What is Chromosome 17 trisomy?

What is Chromosome 17 trisomy?

  • Chromosome 17 trisomy: A rare genetic disorder where duplication of 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 duplicated.

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

Chromosome 17 trisomy: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 17 trisomy:

Broader types of Chromosome 17 trisomy:

How serious is Chromosome 17 trisomy?

Prognosis of Chromosome 17 trisomy: 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 17 trisomy?

Causes of Chromosome 17 trisomy: see causes of Chromosome 17 trisomy

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 17 trisomy?

Symptoms of Chromosome 17 trisomy: see symptoms of Chromosome 17 trisomy

Chromosome 17 trisomy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chromosome 17 trisomy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 17 trisomy: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 17 trisomy.
Treatments for Chromosome 17 trisomy: see treatments for Chromosome 17 trisomy

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 17 trisomy

Main name of condition: Chromosome 17 trisomy

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 17 trisomy:

Trisomy 17 mosaicism, Chromosome 17 duplication, Trisomy 17

Chromosome 17 duplication, Trisomy 17, Trisomy 17 mosaicism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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