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Chromosome 1 ring

Chromosome 1 ring: Introduction

Chromosome 1 ring: A rare chromosomal disorder where the ends of chromosome 1 are deleted and the chromosome rejoins to form a ring. The disorder is characterized by mental and physical development delay, short stature and low birth weight. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 1 ring is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 1 ring

Treatments for Chromosome 1 ring

  • 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 1 ring

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Prognosis for Chromosome 1 ring

Prognosis for Chromosome 1 ring: 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 1 ring:

Chromosome 1 ring is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 1 ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 1 ring, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Chromosome 1 ring as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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

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