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Deletion 4p

Deletion 4p: Introduction

Deletion 4p: A rare chromosomal disorder where part or all of the short arm (p) of chromosome 4 is deleted resulting in various abnormalities which are determined by the size of the deleted portion. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Deletion 4p is available below.

Symptoms of Deletion 4p

Treatments for Deletion 4p

  • 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, cleft palate
  • 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...»

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Deletion 4p: Complications

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Causes of Deletion 4p

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Prognosis for Deletion 4p

Prognosis for Deletion 4p: 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 4p

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Definitions of Deletion 4p:

Deletion 4p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Deletion 4p, or a subtype of Deletion 4p, 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 4p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Deletion 4p

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

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