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Deletion 11p

Deletion 11p: Introduction

Deletion 11p: A syndrome that is caused by the deletion of short arm (p) of chromosome 11. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Deletion 11p is available below.

Symptoms of Deletion 11p

Treatments for Deletion 11p

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects and other organ abnormalities
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Deletion 11p

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Less Common Symptoms of Deletion 11p

Prognosis for Deletion 11p

Prognosis for Deletion 11p: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

Statistics for Deletion 11p

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Definitions of Deletion 11p:

Deletion 11p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Deletion 11p, or a subtype of Deletion 11p, 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 Deletion 11p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Deletion 11p

  1. Deletion 11p: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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