The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Neurological speech impairment||90%|
|Abnormality of the aortic valve||7.5%|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia affecting the eye||7.5%|
|Atria septal defect||7.5%|
|Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder||7.5%|
|Congenital diaphragmatic hernia||7.5%|
|Optic nerve coloboma||7.5%|
|Vertebral segmentation defect||7.5%|
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My daughter has recently been diagnosed with 16p11.2 microdeletion. I have been trying to find as much information as possible on this. When was 16p11.2 first reported? Are there any places inside the US that research this deletion? Are there any reports of how this might affect her long term? She is only 18 months old and is very behind (not sitting, crawling, walking, talking). See answer
During an ultrasound at week 15 of my pregnancy, the doctor found hemivertebra. We had CGH done, and 16p11.2 deletion syndrome was found. What is the probability that this syndrome will occur in the next pregnancy? Is it inherited? My husband and I do not have relatives with autistic problems. I have a cousin with mental deficiency but the cause is not known. See answer