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Chromosome 9 Ring

Chromosome 9 Ring: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 9 Ring is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 9 Ring

Treatments for Chromosome 9 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...»

Causes of Chromosome 9 Ring

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Prognosis for Chromosome 9 Ring

Prognosis for 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.

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Definitions of Chromosome 9 Ring:

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)

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  1. Chromosome 9 Ring: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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