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Monosomy 12p13

Monosomy 12p13: Introduction

Monosomy 12p13: A very rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the short arm (p13) of chromosome 12 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients depending on the exact location and size of the genetic abnormality. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Monosomy 12p13 is available below.

Symptoms of Monosomy 12p13

Treatments for Monosomy 12p13

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. physical 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 Monosomy 12p13

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Prognosis for Monosomy 12p13

Prognosis for Monosomy 12p13: 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 Monosomy 12p13:

Monosomy 12p13 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Monosomy 12p13, or a subtype of Monosomy 12p13, 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 Monosomy 12p13 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Monosomy 12p13: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Prognosis

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