Duplication 5p: Introduction
Duplication 5p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 5 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material duplicated.
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causes, and treatments of Duplication 5p is available below.
Symptoms of Duplication 5p
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Treatments for Duplication 5p
- Treatment varies considerable depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
- Surgery may be needed to correct craniofacial, heart or other defects
- Respiratory infections are treated aggressively and preventative measures recommended
- Special education programs
- Various other symptomatic and supportive measures
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Causes of Duplication 5p
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Less Common Symptoms of Duplication 5p
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Prognosis for Duplication 5p
Prognosis for Duplication 5p:
The prognosis varies considerably 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 5p:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Duplication 5p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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