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What is Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome?

What is Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome?

  • Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving deletion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: Deletion of the short arm of chromosome 8 postnatal growth retardation, microcephaly, subnormal mentality, epicanthal folds, malformed ears, brevicollis, widely spread nipples, heart defects, and other abnormalities. Congenital spherocytic anemia may occur.
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Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome:

Broader types of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome:

How serious is Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome?

Prognosis of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop - patients with her defects or other severe problems will tend to have a poorer prognosis. Survivors tend to have at least some degree of mental retardation. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

What causes Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome?

Causes of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: see causes of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome?

Symptoms of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: see symptoms of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome:

8p- syndrome, 8p deletion syndrome, chromosome 8p monosomy, del (8p) syndrome, deletion 8p syndrome, monosomy 8p, partial monosomy 8p

Chromosome 8p deletion syndrome: Related Conditions

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