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Duplication 8p: A rare chromosomal disorder where the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 is duplicated resulting in three copies instead of two. The type and severity of symptoms depends on the location and length of genetic material duplicated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Duplication 8p is available below.
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Prognosis for Duplication 8p: 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 8p is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Duplication 8p, or a subtype of Duplication 8p,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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