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Duplication 12p

Duplication 12p: Introduction

Duplication 12p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of the short arm (p) of chromosome 12 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the amount and location of genetic material deleted. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 12p is available below.

Symptoms of Duplication 12p

Treatments for Duplication 12p

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. imperforate anus
  • 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 Duplication 12p

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Prognosis for Duplication 12p

Prognosis for Duplication 12p: 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.

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Definitions of Duplication 12p:

Duplication 12p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 12p, or a subtype of Duplication 12p, 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 Duplication 12p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Duplication 12p

  1. Duplication 12p: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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