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What is Chromosome 8 ring?

What is Chromosome 8 ring?

  • Chromosome 8 ring: A rare chromosomal disorder involving chromosome 8 which causes various abnormalities such as mental retardation, ureter anomalies, finger defects and facial dysmorphism.

Chromosome 8 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 8 ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 8 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 8 ring as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Chromosome 8 ring: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 8 ring:

Broader types of Chromosome 8 ring:

What causes Chromosome 8 ring?

Causes of Chromosome 8 ring: see causes of Chromosome 8 ring

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 8 ring?

Symptoms of Chromosome 8 ring: see symptoms of Chromosome 8 ring

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 8 ring: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 8 ring.
Treatments for Chromosome 8 ring: see treatments for Chromosome 8 ring

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 8 ring

Main name of condition: Chromosome 8 ring

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 8 ring:

Ring chromosome 8, Ring 8

Ring 8, Ring chromosome 8
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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