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Chromosome 18q- Syndrome

Chromosome 18q- Syndrome: Introduction

Chromosome 18q- Syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is missing. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of genetic material that is missing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome

Treatments for Chromosome 18q- Syndrome

  • Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, skull and facial abnormalities
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various other symptomatic and supportive measures
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome

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Prognosis for Chromosome 18q- Syndrome

Prognosis for Chromosome 18q- 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.

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Definitions of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome:

Chromosome 18q- 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 18q- Syndrome, or a subtype of Chromosome 18q- Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Chromosome 18q- Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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