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What is Chromosome 9 Ring?

What is Chromosome 9 Ring?

  • Chromosome 9 Ring: A rare chromosomal abnormality where genetic material from the two ends is missing and the two ends rejoin to form a ring. The symptoms are determined by the size and exact location of the deleted portion.

Chromosome 9 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 9 Ring, or a subtype of Chromosome 9 Ring, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chromosome 9 Ring: Introduction

Types of Chromosome 9 Ring:

Broader types of Chromosome 9 Ring:

How serious is Chromosome 9 Ring?

Prognosis of Chromosome 9 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.

What causes Chromosome 9 Ring?

Causes of Chromosome 9 Ring: see causes of Chromosome 9 Ring

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 9 Ring?

Symptoms of Chromosome 9 Ring: see symptoms of Chromosome 9 Ring

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chromosome 9 Ring: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chromosome 9 Ring.
Treatments for Chromosome 9 Ring: see treatments for Chromosome 9 Ring

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 9 Ring

Main name of condition: Chromosome 9 Ring

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 9 Ring:

ring 9, R9, Ring 9, Chromosome, Chromosome 9 Ring Syndrome

R9, Ring 9, Ring 9, Chromosome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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