Other Names for this Disease
- Der(22)t(11;22) syndrome
- Supernumerary der(22) syndrome
- Supernumerary der(22),t(11;22) syndrome
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chromosome disorder that causes problems with physical and intellectual development. Signs and symptoms can vary but may include severe intellectual disability; small head size (microcephaly); failure to thrive; cleft palate or high-arched palate; small jaw (micrognathia); congenital heart defects; and abnormalities of the ears, kidneys, and/or male genitals. It is caused by having extra material from chromosomes 11 and 22 in each cell. Almost all people with Emanuel syndrome inherit the extra chromosome material from an unaffected parent with a balanced translocation. Treatment focuses on the specific signs and symptoms in each person.Emanuel syndrome is a
Last updated: 3/3/2015
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