Chromosome 10q deletion
Other Names for this Disease
- Deletion 10q
- Monosomy 10q
- 10q deletion
- 10q monosomy
- Partial monosomy 10q
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chromosome abnormality that occurs when there is a missing copy of the genetic material located on the long arm (q) of chromosome 10. The severity of the condition and the signs and symptoms depend on the size and location of the deletion and which genes are involved. Features that often occur in people with chromosome 10q deletion include developmental delay, intellectual disability, behavioral problems, and distinctive facial features. Most cases are not inherited, but people can pass the deletion on to their children. Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person.Chromosome 10q deletion is a
Last updated: 12/9/2015
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