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What is Trisomy 22?

What is Trisomy 22?

  • Trisomy 22: A disorder that is characterised by the occurrence of three copies of chromosome 22.

Trisomy 22 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trisomy 22, or a subtype of Trisomy 22, 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 Trisomy 22 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Trisomy 22: Introduction

Types of Trisomy 22:

Broader types of Trisomy 22:

What causes Trisomy 22?

Causes of Trisomy 22: see causes of Trisomy 22

What are the symptoms of Trisomy 22?

Symptoms of Trisomy 22: see symptoms of Trisomy 22

Can anyone else get Trisomy 22?

Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.

Trisomy 22: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Trisomy 22.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Trisomy 22: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Trisomy 22.
Treatments for Trisomy 22: see treatments for Trisomy 22
Research for Trisomy 22: see research for Trisomy 22

Organs Affected by Trisomy 22:

Organs and body systems related to Trisomy 22 include:

Name and Aliases of Trisomy 22

Main name of condition: Trisomy 22

Class of Condition for Trisomy 22: genetic chromosomal, genetic-chromosomal-autosomal

Other names or spellings for Trisomy 22:

Chromosome 22, trisomy, Duplication 22
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Trisomy 22: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Trisomy 22:


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