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Mosaic trisomy 22
Other Names for this Disease
- Mosaic trisomy chromosome 22
- Trisomy 22 mosaicism
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Mosaic trisomy 22 is a chromosome disorder in which chromosome 22 is present three times, instead of the usual two times, in some cells of the body. The range and severity of the disorder may vary, depending on the number of cells in which the extra chromosome 22 is present. Some of the features that have been associated with this condition include growth delays, cognitive deficiencies, unequal development of the two sides of the body (hemidystrophy), webbing of the neck, abnormal deviation of the elbows when extended (cubitus valgus), multiple pigmented moles or birthmarks, distinctive malformations of the head and face, and other physical abnormalities.
- Mosaic Trisomy 22. Chromosome 22 Central. http://www.c22c.org/mosaict22.htm. Accessed November 8, 2010.
- Chromosome 22, Trisomy Mosaic. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). http://www.rarediseases.org/search/rdbdetail_abstract.html?disname=Chromosome%2022%2C%20Trisomy%20Mosaic. Accessed November 8, 2010.
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