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Duplication 5q: A rare chromosomal disorder involving duplication of the long arm (q) of chromosome 5 which results in various abnormalities depending on the size and location of the portion of duplicated genetic material. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 5q is available below.
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Prognosis for Duplication 5q: 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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Duplication 5q is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Duplication 5q, or a subtype of Duplication 5q,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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