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Duplication 6p

Duplication 6p: Introduction

Duplication 6p: A very rare chromosomal disorder where a part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 6 is duplicated resulting in various abnormalities depending on the location and length of missing genetic material. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 6p is available below.

Symptoms of Duplication 6p

Treatments for Duplication 6p

  • 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 6p

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Prognosis for Duplication 6p

Prognosis for Duplication 6p: 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 6p:

Duplication 6p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 6p, or a subtype of Duplication 6p, 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 6p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Duplication 6p

  1. Duplication 6p: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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