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What is Duplication 7p?

What is Duplication 7p?

  • Duplication 7p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of all or part of the short arm (p) of chromosome 7 rather than the normal two. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and size of the genetic material duplicated.

Duplication 7p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Duplication 7p, or a subtype of Duplication 7p, 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 7p as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Duplication 7p: Introduction

Types of Duplication 7p:

Broader types of Duplication 7p:

How serious is Duplication 7p?

Prognosis of Duplication 7p: 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.

What causes Duplication 7p?

Causes of Duplication 7p: see causes of Duplication 7p

What are the symptoms of Duplication 7p?

Symptoms of Duplication 7p: see symptoms of Duplication 7p

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Duplication 7p: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Duplication 7p.
Treatments for Duplication 7p: see treatments for Duplication 7p

Name and Aliases of Duplication 7p

Main name of condition: Duplication 7p

Other names or spellings for Duplication 7p:

Trisomy 7p, Chromosome 7, trisomy 7p
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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