Monosomy 13q32: Introduction
Monosomy 13q32: A rare chromosomal disorder where a portion of the long arm (q32) of chromosome 13 is deleted resulting in various physical, neurological and developmental abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms can vary amongst patients.
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causes, and treatments of Monosomy 13q32 is available below.
Symptoms of Monosomy 13q32
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Treatments for Monosomy 13q32
- Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
- Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities
- 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
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Causes of Monosomy 13q32
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Prognosis for Monosomy 13q32
Prognosis for Monosomy 13q32:
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 13q32:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Monosomy 13q32 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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