Chromosome 8p deletion
Other Names for this Disease
- Deletion 8p
- Monosomy 8p
- 8p deletion
- 8p monosomy
- Partial monosomy 8p
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chromosome abnormality that affects many different parts of the body. People with this condition are missing genetic material located on the short arm (p) of chromosome 8 in each cell. The severity of the condition and the associated signs and symptoms vary based on the size and location of the deletion and which genes are involved. Most cases are not inherited, although affected people can pass the deletion on to their children. Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person.Chromosome 8p deletion is a
Last updated: 9/24/2015
- Chromosome 8, Monosomy 8p. National Organization for Rare Disorders. 2009; http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/chromosome-8-monosomy-8p/#causes.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Chromosome 8p deletion. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has a report for patients and families about this condition. NORD is a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Chromosome 8p deletion. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.