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Chromosome 18p deletion syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • 18p deletion syndrome
  • 18p minus syndrome
  • 18p-
  • 18p- syndrome
  • Del(18p) syndrome
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Basic Information

  • The Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society is an advocacy organization composed of parents of individuals with chromosome 18 abnormalities. Click on the link above to view their information page on 18p deletion syndrome.
  • Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Chromosome 18p deletion syndrome. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
  • Unique is a source of information and support to families and individuals affected by rare chromosome disorders. Click on the link to view information about 18p deletions.

In Depth Information

  • The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is an catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.  Access to this database is free of charge.
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Chromosome 18p deletion syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.