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What is Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome?

What is Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome?

  • Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing.

Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome:

Broader types of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome:

How serious is Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome?

Prognosis of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: The prognosis varies considerably 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 18 deletion syndrome?

Causes of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: see causes of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome?

Symptoms of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: see symptoms of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome.
Treatments for Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome: see treatments for Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 18 deletion syndrome:

18q syndrome, Chromosome 18q syndrome, Chromosome 18, monosomy 18Q, Monosomy 18q syndrome, Monosomy 18q, deletion 18q

18q syndrome, Chromosome 18, monosomy 18Q, Chromosome 18q syndrome, Monosomy 18q syndrome, Monosomy 18q, deletion 18q
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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