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Duplication 5q

Duplication 5q: Introduction

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.

Symptoms of Duplication 5q

Treatments for Duplication 5q

  • 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
  • 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 5q

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Prognosis for Duplication 5q

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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Definitions of Duplication 5q:

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)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Duplication 5q as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Duplication 5q

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

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