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What is Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome?

What is Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome?

  • Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 9 resulting in various abnormalities.
  • Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome: Duplication of the long arm of chromosome 9 with psychomotor retardation, deeply-set eyes, microdolichocephaly, beaked nose, and microretrognathia. Depending on the length of the deleted segment, additional features may include small mouth, large ears, finger abnormalities, limited joint movement, failure to thrive, congenital heart defects, and other anomalies. Longer deletions are more likely to develop life-threatening malformations shorter ones. 9q34 is sometimes considered as a separate entity which is characterized by slight psychomotor retardation, limited speech capacity, hyperactivity, feeding difficulty, failure to thrive, joint contractures, finger abnormalities, erythema, heart murmur, blepharoptosis, strabismus, dolichocephaly, facial asymmetry, narrow palpebral fissures, microphthalmia, and downturned corners of the mouth.
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Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome: Introduction

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What causes Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome?

Causes of Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome: see causes of Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome

What are the symptoms of Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome?

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How is it treated?

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Treatments for Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome: see treatments for Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome

Name and Aliases of Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome

Main name of condition: Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome

Other names or spellings for Chromosome 9q duplication syndrome:

9q+ syndrome, 9q duplication syndrome, chromosome 9q trisomy, dup (9q) syndrome, duplication 9q syndrome, partial trisomy 9q, trisomy 9q

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