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21q- syndrome

Introduction: 21q- syndrome

Description of 21q- syndrome

21q- syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder where a portion of the genetic material from the...more »

See also:

Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome:
  »Introduction: Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome
  »Symptoms of Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome
  »Treatments for Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome

21q- syndrome as a Disease

21q- syndrome: Another name for Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome
  »Symptoms of Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome
  »Treatments for Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome

21q- syndrome: Related Diseases

21q- syndrome: 21q- syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of 21q- syndrome (Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of 21q- syndrome incude:

Treatments for 21q- syndrome (Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome)

Treatments for 21q- syndrome (Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome) include:

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop. Most individuals have a range of medical problems which require evaluation and treatment from a range of specialists such as paediatricians, neurologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, special education teachers etc
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, cleft palate
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various other symptomatic and supportive measures
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended

Treatment of 21q- syndrome: For more treatment information about 21q- syndrome, see treatment of Chromosome 21q deletion syndrome (21q- syndrome)

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