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What is Chromosome 18p minus syndrome?

What is Chromosome 18p minus syndrome?

  • Chromosome 18p minus syndrome: A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the short arm of chromosome18 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients.

Chromosome 18p minus syndrome: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome:

Broader types of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome:

How serious is Chromosome 18p minus syndrome?

Prognosis of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Most cases have a reasonable prognosis except for those with severe brain defects such as holoprosencephaly. Most patients suffer mild to severe mental retardation. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

What causes Chromosome 18p minus syndrome?

Causes of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome: see causes of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome?

Symptoms of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome: see symptoms of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome

How is it treated?

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

Name of Chromosome 18p minus syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 18p minus syndrome

 

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