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Duplication 2p

Duplication 2p: Introduction

Duplication 2p: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p) of chromosome 2 is duplicated so there is three copies of it rather than the normal two. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 2p is available below.

Symptoms of Duplication 2p

Treatments for Duplication 2p

  • 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, undescended testes
  • 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 2p

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Prognosis for Duplication 2p

Prognosis for Duplication 2p: 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 2p:

Duplication 2p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 2p, or a subtype of Duplication 2p, 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 2p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Duplication 2p

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

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