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Chromosome 22 Ring

Chromosome 22 Ring: Introduction

Chromosome 22 Ring: A rare chromosomal disorder where genetic material from one or both ends of chromosome 22 is missing and the two broken ends have rejoined to form a ring. The resulting type and severity of symptoms is determined by the amount and location of genetic material missing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 22 Ring is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 22 Ring

Treatments for Chromosome 22 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...»

Chromosome 22 Ring: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Chromosome 22 Ring

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Prognosis for Chromosome 22 Ring

Prognosis for Chromosome 22 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.

Statistics for Chromosome 22 Ring

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Definitions of Chromosome 22 Ring:

Chromosome 22 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 22 Ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 22 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 22 Ring as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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