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What is Chromosome 22q deletion?

What is Chromosome 22q deletion?

  • Chromosome 22q deletion: A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the long arm of chromosome 22 is missing. The symptoms or severity may vary somewhat between patients.

Chromosome 22q deletion is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chromosome 22q deletion, or a subtype of Chromosome 22q deletion, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 22q deletion: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 22q deletion:

Broader types of Chromosome 22q deletion:

How serious is Chromosome 22q deletion?

Prognosis of Chromosome 22q deletion: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. However, death usually occurs within a year of birth. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.
Complications of Chromosome 22q deletion: see complications of Chromosome 22q deletion

What causes Chromosome 22q deletion?

Causes of Chromosome 22q deletion: see causes of Chromosome 22q deletion

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 22q deletion?

Symptoms of Chromosome 22q deletion: see symptoms of Chromosome 22q deletion

Complications of Chromosome 22q deletion: see complications of Chromosome 22q deletion

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 22q deletion: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 22q deletion.
Treatments for Chromosome 22q deletion: see treatments for Chromosome 22q deletion
Research for Chromosome 22q deletion: see research for Chromosome 22q deletion

Name of Chromosome 22q deletion

Main name of condition: Chromosome 22q deletion

Chromosome 22q deletion: Related Conditions

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