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Mosaic trisomy 14


Other Names for this Disease
  • Mosaic trisomy chromosome 14
  • Trisomy 14 mosaicism
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How might mosaic trisomy 14 be treated?

Treatment for signs and symptoms of mosaic trisomy 14 focuses on the specific features present in each individual. Infants with congenital heart defects may need surgery or other therapies to alleviate symptoms and correct heart malformations. Respiratory infections should be treated aggressively and early. Some infants and children with the condition may need surgical repair of certain craniofacial, genital, or other abnormalities. Early intervention may be important in ensuring that children with the reach their potential. Special services that may be beneficial include special education, physical therapy, and/or other medical, social, and/or vocational services.[1]
Last updated: 11/16/2012

References
  1. Chromosome 14, Trisomy Mosaic. NORD. May 26, 2008; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/999/viewAbstract. Accessed 11/13/2012.